Number of entry-level dental hygiene programs.2
Approximate number of degree completion programs in dental hygiene (bachelor).3
Number of master's degree programs in dental hygiene.4
Percentage of students currently enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program who are women.1
Percentage of students currently enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program who are men.1
Percentage of dental hygiene programs that use college science GPA as part of the criteria in admissions procedures.1
The rank of a dental hygienist in the U.S.
News & World Report 2020 "100 Best Jobs” list.
The employment growth percentage for dental hygienists through 2028 projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The median salary ($) of a dental hygienist, according to the U.S. News & World Report
2020 "100 Best Jobs
- 2018-19 ADA Survey of Allied Dental Education
Commission on Dental Accreditation list of Allied Programs
ADEA list of Degree Completion Programs in Dental Hygiene
ADEA list of Graduate Programs in Dental Hygiene