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Dental Hygienist Schools in Connecticut

There are three schools in the state of Connecticut offering dental hygienist programs. 153 students graduated from programs at Connecticut dental hygienist schools in 2010. 107 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 46 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 148 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in dental hygiene per year. This accounts for 2% of dental hygienist students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 107 students graduated with a degree in dental hygiene at the associate's level and 46 with a bachelor's level degree.

Three dental hygienist schools are in Connecticut. And of these, while two schools are private, one school is public. Tuition at a private dental hygienist school varies from $26,370 to $30,750.

Average tuition for dental hygienist programs is $29,056. While the highest tuition for dental hygienist programs, which is $30,750 each year, is at the University of New Haven, the lowest tuition in this New England state is at the University of Bridgeport.

Schools in Connecticut offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing dental hygienist. No undergraduate level students in dental hygiene sought degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 148 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in dental hygiene per year. This accounts for 2% of dental hygienist students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 107 students graduated with a degree in dental hygiene at the associate's level and 46 with a bachelor's level degree.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 79
  • Associate 2007: 74
  • Associate 2008: 99
  • Associate 2009: 95
  • Associate 2010: 107
  • Bachelor 2006: 30
  • Bachelor 2007: 37
  • Bachelor 2008: 44
  • Bachelor 2009: 51
  • Bachelor 2010: 46
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 0

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of six dental hygienist programs. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63820
  • 25th Percentile: 73730
  • Median: 81420
  • 75th Percentile: 89670
  • 90th Percentile: 98710

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69710
  • Median Salary 2007: 71900
  • Median Salary 2008: 74680
  • Median Salary 2009: 76390
  • Median Salary 2010: 81420
  • Total Employed 2006: 2870
  • Total Employed 2007: 2750
  • Total Employed 2008: 2970
  • Total Employed 2009: 2770
  • Total Employed 2010: 3030

Connecticut vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Connecticut vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.707% (3030)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Connecticut

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1. Tunxis Community College

271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032-3187
(860) 255-3500

Tunxis Community College is in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut and this college offers one dental hygienist program. Overall, 4,666 students seek degrees in 33 Tunxis Community College programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering dental hygiene.

2. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven offers two programs in dental hygiene. More specifically, it offers one associate's level degree in dental hygiene to students and one bachelor's level degree in dental hygiene. It is located in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. UNH is a 4-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering dental hygiene.

3. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport offers three dental hygienist programs. Specifically, it offers one associate's level degree in dental hygiene to students, one dental hygienist degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level dental hygiene degree. UB is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. It is a 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in dental hygiene.