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Dental Hygienist Schools in Arkansas

There are two schools in the state of Arkansas offering dental hygienist programs. 49 students graduated from programs at Arkansas dental hygienist schools in 2010. 30 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 19 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

48 students graduate from programs in this state in dental hygiene, on average, per year. More specifically, 19 students graduated with a dental hygienist degree at the associate's level and 30 with a bachelor's level degree.

Two dental hygienist schools are located in Arkansas. And out of these, two schools are public. Public dental hygienist school tuition is $4,918.

Average tuition for dental hygienist programs is $4,918.

Arkansas schools offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees for dental hygienist students. In 2010, no dental hygienist students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

48 students graduate from programs in this state in dental hygiene, on average, per year. More specifically, 19 students graduated with a dental hygienist degree at the associate's level and 30 with a bachelor's level degree.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 16
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 20
  • Associate 2010: 19
  • Bachelor 2006: 28
  • Bachelor 2007: 33
  • Bachelor 2008: 28
  • Bachelor 2009: 27
  • Bachelor 2010: 30

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this state offer a total of three programs in dental hygiene. Of these programs, about 66% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34040
  • 25th Percentile: 45530
  • Median: 61040
  • 75th Percentile: 74680
  • 90th Percentile: 85170

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49330
  • Median Salary 2007: 54470
  • Median Salary 2008: 61700
  • Median Salary 2009: 62200
  • Median Salary 2010: 61040
  • Total Employed 2006: 1080
  • Total Employed 2007: 1230
  • Total Employed 2008: 1410
  • Total Employed 2009: 1350
  • Total Employed 2010: 1310

Arkansas vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Arkansas vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.738% (1310)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Arkansas

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1. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is near the center of the city and it offers one dental hygienist program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This public university is the second oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering dental hygienist programs.

2. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

4301 W Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199
(501) 296-1275

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which is 1.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Little Rock, AR. It offers two dental hygienist programs. Specifically, this university offers one dental hygienist degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level degree in dental hygiene. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering dental hygiene in terms of programs.