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Dental Hygienist Schools in Alaska

There is one school in the state of Alaska offering dental hygienist programs. In 2010, 11 dental hygienist students graduated from programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Overview

11 students graduate from programs in Alaska in dental hygiene, on average, every year. 11 students graduated with an associate's level dental hygiene degree in 2010.

This school is a public school.

Average tuition for a dental hygienist program at this school is the cost. While private tuition is $20,760, on average, public tuition at dental hygienist schools in the United States is $3,502.

This school offers associates degrees in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

11 students graduate from programs in Alaska in dental hygiene, on average, every year. 11 students graduated with an associate's level dental hygiene degree in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 13
  • Associate 2008: 12
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 11

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Alaska

This school offers a total of one dental hygienist program.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Alaska

  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68600
  • 25th Percentile: 78170
  • Median: 91680
  • 75th Percentile: 107150
  • 90th Percentile: 117750

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84750
  • Median Salary 2007: 92430
  • Median Salary 2008: 93160
  • Median Salary 2009: 98370
  • Median Salary 2010: 91680
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Alaska vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Alaska vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.253% (450)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

Founded in 1922, the University of Alaska Fairbanks is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. UAF is the oldest the second biggest institution in the state of Alaska. It offers subjects such as accounting, chemistry, and drafting. UAF offers students 42 certificates, 31 associates level degrees, 56 bachelors level degrees, 53 degrees at the masters level, and 18 doctoral level degrees. 9,855 students sought degrees from the 124 programs at Alaska in 2010. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits this university. This university is the only research university in Alaska.

2. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers one program in dental hygiene and this school is 3.2 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 18,154 students seek degrees in 192 University of Alaska Anchorage programs. UAA is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering dental hygienist programs.