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Dental Hygienist Schools in Georgia

There are 14 schools in the state of Georgia offering dental hygienist programs. In 2010, 232 students graduated with degrees from Georgia dental hygienist schools. 166 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 54 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 230 students graduate from dental hygienist programs in Georgia each year. This accounts for 3% of dental hygienist students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 12 students graduated with certificates in dental hygiene, 166 with a degree at the associate's level, and 54 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

14 dental hygienist schools are located in this state. Out of these, 14 schools are public. Public dental hygienist school tuition varies from $2,570 to $4,566.

Average tuition for programs in dental hygiene is $4,260. The lowest tuition in Georgia is at Gainesville State College, while the highest tuition for dental hygienist programs, which is $4,566 each year, is at Clayton State University.

Georgia schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for students pursing dental hygienist. No undergraduate level students in dental hygiene pursued degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 230 students graduate from dental hygienist programs in Georgia each year. This accounts for 3% of dental hygienist students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 12 students graduated with certificates in dental hygiene, 166 with a degree at the associate's level, and 54 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 14
  • Certificate 2007: 12
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 12
  • Associate 2006: 177
  • Associate 2007: 173
  • Associate 2008: 163
  • Associate 2009: 155
  • Associate 2010: 166
  • Bachelor 2006: 55
  • Bachelor 2007: 56
  • Bachelor 2008: 52
  • Bachelor 2009: 64
  • Bachelor 2010: 54

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 14 dental hygienist programs. Of these programs, close to 78.6% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 2

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40320
  • 25th Percentile: 52450
  • Median: 69040
  • 75th Percentile: 81050
  • 90th Percentile: 89220

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61780
  • Median Salary 2007: 64120
  • Median Salary 2008: 67340
  • Median Salary 2009: 65730
  • Median Salary 2010: 69040
  • Total Employed 2006: 5160
  • Total Employed 2007: 5370
  • Total Employed 2008: 5550
  • Total Employed 2009: 5620
  • Total Employed 2010: 5400

Georgia vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Georgia vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 3.042% (5400)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Georgia

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1. Gainesville State College

3820 Mundy Mill Rd
Oakwood, GA 30566
(678) 717-3639

Gainesville State College offers one dental hygienist program and it is in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. This mid-sized school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in dental hygiene.

2. Georgia Perimeter College

3251 Panthersville Rd
Decatur, GA 30034-3832
(678) 891-2300

Georgia Perimeter College is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and this college offers one program in dental hygiene. Overall, 25,113 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this big college. This college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

3. Middle Georgia Technical College

80 Cohen Walker Dr
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 988-6800

Middle Georgia Technical College, which is 4.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Warner Robins, GA and it offers one program in dental hygiene. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. It ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

4. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University offers one dental hygienist program and AASU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Savannah, GA. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in dental hygiene.

5. Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Highway- S.E.
Rome, GA 30161-3897
(800) 332-2406

Georgia Highlands College is located in Rome, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in dental hygiene. This mid-sized school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental hygiene in terms of programs.

6. Georgia Health Sciences University

1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-0211

Georgia Health Sciences University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA and it offers one dental hygienist program. This school is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. It is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental hygienist programs.

7. Medix College

2108 Cobb Parkway
Smyrna, GA 30080-7630
(770) 980-0002

Medix College is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Smyrna, GA. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as healthcare, dental hygiene, and dental assisting. It offers students 12 certificates and six degrees at the associates level. 704 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this school in 2010.

8. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College offers one program in dental hygiene and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Albany, GA. 5,879 students pursue degrees in 35 programs at this school, overall. This public school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in dental hygiene.

9. Central Georgia Technical College

3300 Macon Tech Dr
Macon, GA 31206
(478) 757-3400

Central Georgia Technical College offers one program in dental hygiene and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Macon, GA. Overall, 7,903 students seek degrees in 99 Central Georgia Technical College programs. This technical college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental hygiene.

10. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College is near the center of the city and it offers one program in dental hygiene. 4,355 students pursue degrees in 64 Columbus Technical College programs, overall. This technical college is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental hygienist programs.

11. Southeastern Technical College

3001 E First St
Vidalia, GA 30474
(912) 538-3100

Southeastern Technical College is located in Vidalia, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one dental hygienist program. This school is a public 2-year institution.

12. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University is in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia and it offers one program in dental hygiene. 6,604 students seek degrees in 39 programs at Claton State, overall. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental hygiene in terms of programs.

13. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is near the center of the city and it offers one program in dental hygiene. 5,741 students pursue degrees in 68 Athens Technical College programs, overall. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

14. Lanier Technical College

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, GA 30566
(770) 531-6300

Lanier Technical College offers one program in dental hygiene and this school is in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. It is a public 2-year institution. This technical college is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental hygienist programs.

15. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College is in Waco, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one dental hygienist program. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.