With an overall population of 80,537 and a student population of 48,341, approximately 13,338 of Denton students attend one of Denton's schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
The largest dental hygienist school in Denton, by student population, is Texas Woman's University. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Texas Woman's University.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene in Denton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,747 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Denton dental hygiene schools was an average of $21,395 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for dental hygiene related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,758 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Denton after graduating from dental hygienist school, you should know that job prospects for dental hygienists in Denton, which is the most popular dental hygiene profession, are good. There were 10,310 dental hygienists working in Texas and 2,760 working in the greater Denton area in 2010. The number of dental hygienists in Denton is expected to increase by 34% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a dental hygienist in Denton is $74,520 per year, which is higher than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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