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Dental Hygienist Schools in Arizona

There are six Arizona schools offering dental hygienist programs. In 2010, 176 students graduated with degrees from Arizona dental hygienist schools. 112 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 64 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 156 students graduate from dental hygienist programs in this state per year. This accounts for 2% of dental hygienist students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 112 students graduated with a degree in dental hygiene at the associate's level and 64 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Six dental hygienist schools are located in this state. And of these, six schools are public. Tuition at a public dental hygienist school is $7,672.

Average tuition for dental hygienist programs is $7,672.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees in dental hygienist. No undergraduate level students in dental hygiene sought degrees at the masters level.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 156 students graduate from dental hygienist programs in this state per year. This accounts for 2% of dental hygienist students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 112 students graduated with a degree in dental hygiene at the associate's level and 64 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 84
  • Associate 2007: 110
  • Associate 2008: 101
  • Associate 2009: 111
  • Associate 2010: 112
  • Bachelor 2006: 41
  • Bachelor 2007: 47
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 54
  • Bachelor 2010: 64

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of six programs in dental hygiene. Of these programs, 83.3% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Arizona

  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54920
  • 25th Percentile: 69710
  • Median: 79720
  • 75th Percentile: 87110
  • 90th Percentile: 92960

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71870
  • Median Salary 2007: 73400
  • Median Salary 2008: 74450
  • Median Salary 2009: 76530
  • Median Salary 2010: 79720
  • Total Employed 2006: 3070
  • Total Employed 2007: 2990
  • Total Employed 2008: 3030
  • Total Employed 2009: 2700
  • Total Employed 2010: 2910

Arizona vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Arizona vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.639% (2910)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Arizona

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1. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College is in Tempe, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one dental hygienist program. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental hygiene.

2. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ and this college offers one dental hygienist program. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental hygiene.

3. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Mohave Community College offers one dental hygienist program and this college, which is near Kingman, is in a rural area. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

4. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Flagstaff, AZ and it offers one dental hygienist program. It is one of 5 research universities in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in the state of Arizona.

5. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in dental hygiene. 26,408 students seek degrees in 133 Mesa Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental hygiene.

6. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in dental hygiene. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in dental hygiene.