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Dental Hygienist Schools in Colorado

There are three schools in the state of Colorado offering dental hygienist programs. In 2010, 73 students graduated with degrees from Colorado dental hygienist schools. 57 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 16 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

76 students graduate from programs in Colorado in dental hygiene, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from dental hygienist programs. More specifically, 16 students graduated with dental hygienist certificates and 57 with an associate's level degree.

Three dental hygienist schools are located in this state. Of these, three schools are public. Tuition at a public dental hygienist school varies from $2,506 to $2,822.

Average tuition for programs in dental hygiene is $2,681.

Colorado schools offer certificates and associates degrees for dental hygienist students.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

76 students graduate from programs in Colorado in dental hygiene, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from dental hygienist programs. More specifically, 16 students graduated with dental hygienist certificates and 57 with an associate's level degree.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 13
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 13
  • Certificate 2009: 7
  • Certificate 2010: 16
  • Associate 2006: 59
  • Associate 2007: 76
  • Associate 2008: 66
  • Associate 2009: 56
  • Associate 2010: 57

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this mountain state offer a total of four dental hygienist programs. Of these programs, close to 75% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51050
  • 25th Percentile: 67360
  • Median: 77780
  • 75th Percentile: 85460
  • 90th Percentile: 91650

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75410
  • Median Salary 2007: 74680
  • Median Salary 2008: 75830
  • Median Salary 2009: 76490
  • Median Salary 2010: 77780
  • Total Employed 2006: 2980
  • Total Employed 2007: 2850
  • Total Employed 2008: 3070
  • Total Employed 2009: 3380
  • Total Employed 2010: 3740

Colorado vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Colorado vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.107% (3740)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Colorado

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1. Colorado Northwestern Community College

500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, CO 81648-3598
(970) 675-2261

Colorado Northwestern Community College is located in Rangely, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one dental hygienist program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering dental hygiene.

2. Pueblo Community College

900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004-1499
(719) 549-3200

Pueblo Community College is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in dental hygiene. Of those, this community college offers one certificate in dental hygiene to students and one dental hygienist degree at the associate's level. 7,943 students seek degrees in 59 Pueblo Community College programs, overall. This community college is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering dental hygienist programs.

3. The Community College of Denver

1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204-2026
(303) 556-2600

The Community College of Denver offers one dental hygienist program and it is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. This community college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering dental hygienist programs.