Cheyenne has a general population of 53,011 and an overall student population of 5,117. Approximately 4,905 of Cheyenne's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Laramie County Community College is the largest dental hygienist school in Cheyenne, based on student population. In 2010, Laramie County Community College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in dental hygiene.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree in Cheyenne. Tuition in 2009 at Cheyenne's dental hygienist schools was $11,560 per year for instate students and $14,824 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,066 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a dental hygienist program in Cheyenne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,832 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Cheyenne, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 380 dental hygienists in Wyoming. Of these dental hygienists, 70 were working in the greater Cheyenne area. Cheyenne's dental hygienist workforce is projected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
As a dental hygienist in Cheyenne, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,650 per year. This is lower than the average salary for dental hygienists in the state.
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