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Dental Hygienist Schools in Florida

There are 18 Florida schools offering dental hygienist programs. In 2010, 406 students graduated from programs at Florida dental hygienist schools. 353 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 53 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 397 students graduate from programs in this state in dental hygiene every year. This accounts for 5% of dental hygienist students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 353 students graduated with a dental hygienist degree at the associate's level and 53 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

18 dental hygienist schools are located in Florida. And out of these, 18 schools are public. Public dental hygienist school tuition varies from $2,158 to $2,877.

Average tuition for programs in dental hygiene is $2,520. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Palm Beach State College, the highest tuition for programs in dental hygiene, which is $2,877 every year, is at Daytona State College.

Schools in Florida offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees in dental hygienist. No undergraduate level students in dental hygiene pursued degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 397 students graduate from programs in this state in dental hygiene every year. This accounts for 5% of dental hygienist students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 353 students graduated with a dental hygienist degree at the associate's level and 53 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 349
  • Associate 2007: 347
  • Associate 2008: 351
  • Associate 2009: 338
  • Associate 2010: 353
  • Bachelor 2006: 64
  • Bachelor 2007: 56
  • Bachelor 2008: 37
  • Bachelor 2009: 67
  • Bachelor 2010: 53

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Florida

Schools in this state offer a total of 19 dental hygienist programs. Of these programs, 94.7% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Florida

  • Associate: 18
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35790
  • 25th Percentile: 48860
  • Median: 60520
  • 75th Percentile: 69420
  • 90th Percentile: 77100

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54920
  • Median Salary 2007: 57760
  • Median Salary 2008: 59660
  • Median Salary 2009: 59840
  • Median Salary 2010: 60520
  • Total Employed 2006: 9210
  • Total Employed 2007: 9180
  • Total Employed 2008: 9040
  • Total Employed 2009: 8980
  • Total Employed 2010: 9320

Florida vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Florida vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 5.250% (9320)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Florida

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1. South Florida Community College

600 W College Dr
Avon Park, FL 33825-9356
(863) 453-6661

South Florida Community College is located in town of Avon Park, Florida and it offers one dental hygienist program. It is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

2. Edison State College

8099 College Pky SW
Fort Myers, FL 33919-0000
(239) 489-9300

Edison State College offers one dental hygienist program and it is in the suburbs of Fort Myers, Florida. Edison is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Edison is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering dental hygiene.

3. Valencia Community College

190 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 299-2187

Valencia Community College offers one dental hygienist program and it is located in the center of Orlando. This big college is a public 2-year institution.

4. Pensacola State College

1000 College Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32504-8998
(850) 484-1000

Pensacola State College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one dental hygienist program. 11,676 students pursue degrees in 74 programs at this school, overall. This public school is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering dental hygienist programs.

5. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College offers two dental hygienist programs. Specifically, SPC offers students one dental hygienist degree at the associate's level and one degree at the bachelor's level in dental hygiene. SPC is in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. This big school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, SPC is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering dental hygiene.

6. Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 632-1111

Brevard Community College is in the suburbs of Cocoa, Florida and it offers one dental hygienist program. 18,096 students seek degrees in 76 Brevard Community College programs, overall. This big college ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

7. Santa Fe College

3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 395-5000

Santa Fe College is located in the suburbs of Gainesville, Florida and Santa Fe offers one dental hygienist program. 15,745 students seek degrees in 56 Santa Fe College programs, overall.

8. Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
(772) 462-4772

Indian River State College offers one program in dental hygiene and IRSC is in the suburbs of Fort Pierce, Florida. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering dental hygienist programs.

9. Gulf Coast Community College

5230 West U.S. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-1551

Gulf Coast Community College, which is 4.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Panama City, FL and it offers one program in dental hygiene. Overall, 7,207 students seek degrees in 53 programs at this college.

10. Broward College

225 E las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 201-7400

Broward College is located in the center of Fort Lauderdale and BC offers one dental hygienist program. 40,375 students pursue degrees in 87 Broward College programs, overall. This big school ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

11. Pasco-Hernando Community College - Hernando Community College

10230 Ridge Road
New Port Richey, FL 34654-5199
(727) 847-2727

Pasco-Hernando Community College-Hernando Community College is located in the suburbs of New Port Richey, Florida and this college offers one program in dental hygiene. This community college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

12. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tampa, FL and it offers one program in dental hygiene. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Florida offering dental hygiene.

13. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College offers one program in dental hygiene and it is near the heart of downtown. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Florida.

14. State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota

5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 752-5000

State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota is located in the suburbs of Bradenton, Florida and this school offers one dental hygienist program. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

15. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Palm Beach State College offers one program in dental hygiene and this school is located in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida. This public school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering dental hygienist programs.

16. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Florida State College at Jacksonville offers one program in dental hygiene and this school is in the center of Jacksonville. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering dental hygiene.

17. Tallahassee Community College

444 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895
(850) 201-6200

Tallahassee Community College offers one dental hygienist program and it is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

18. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Daytona Beach, FL and DSC offers one program in dental hygiene. DSC is a public 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in dental hygiene.