Laramie has a general population of 27,204 and an overall student population of 13,654. Approximately 12,427 of Laramie's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Laramie's largest dental hygienist school is University of Wyoming. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in dental hygiene.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene in Laramie in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Laramie's dental hygienist schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,020 per year in instate tuition and $23,940 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,006 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 Laramie after graduating from dental hygienist school, you should know that job prospects for dental hygienists in Laramie, which is the most popular dental hygiene profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 dental hygienists in Wyoming were working in the greater Laramie area. Laramie's dental hygienist workforce is projected to increase by 32% 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 Laramie is $65,990 per year, which is lower than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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