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Dental Hygienist Schools in Illinois

There are 13 schools in the state of Illinois offering dental hygienist programs. In 2010, 282 students graduated from programs at Illinois dental hygienist schools. 243 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 39 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 291 students graduate from dental hygienist programs in this state each year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from dental hygienist programs. More specifically, 243 students graduated with an associate's level dental hygiene degree and 39 with a bachelor's level degree.

13 dental hygienist schools are located in this state. Out of these, 13 schools are public. Tuition at a public dental hygienist school is $10,468.

Average tuition for programs in dental hygiene is $10,468.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees in dental hygienist. No dental hygienist students at the undergraduate level sought degrees at the masters level.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 291 students graduate from dental hygienist programs in this state each year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from dental hygienist programs. More specifically, 243 students graduated with an associate's level dental hygiene degree and 39 with a bachelor's level degree.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 263
  • Associate 2007: 266
  • Associate 2008: 270
  • Associate 2009: 276
  • Associate 2010: 243
  • Bachelor 2006: 29
  • Bachelor 2007: 36
  • Bachelor 2008: 30
  • Bachelor 2009: 32
  • Bachelor 2010: 39

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 programs in dental hygiene. Of these programs, about 92.3% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Illinois

  • Associate: 12
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34760
  • 25th Percentile: 44760
  • Median: 63780
  • 75th Percentile: 76600
  • 90th Percentile: 86140

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63120
  • Median Salary 2007: 63740
  • Median Salary 2008: 65700
  • Median Salary 2009: 62060
  • Median Salary 2010: 63780
  • Total Employed 2006: 6110
  • Total Employed 2007: 7320
  • Total Employed 2008: 7370
  • Total Employed 2009: 7300
  • Total Employed 2010: 8210

Illinois vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Illinois vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.625% (8210)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Illinois

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1. Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 234-5253

Lake Land College offers one dental hygienist program and this college is in Mattoon, IL. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental hygiene.

2. Lewis University

One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
(815) 838-0500

Lewis University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1932. This school, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is in a rural setting. It offers subjects such as public relations, public administration, and business. Students are offered three certificates, three degrees at the associates level, 75 bachelors level degrees, 21 degrees at the masters level, and one degree at the doctoral level by Lewis. 6,139 students sought degrees from the 88 programs at this school in 2010. Lewis is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

3. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers one dental hygienist program and SIUC is located in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in dental hygiene.

4. Prairie State College

202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226
(708) 709-3500

Prairie State College offers one dental hygienist program and this college is in the suburbs of Chicago Heights, Illinois. This college is a public 2-year institution.

5. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois and it offers one program in dental hygiene. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental hygienist programs.

6. Carl Sandburg College

2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 344-2518

Carl Sandburg College, which is very close to Galesburg, Illinois, is in a rural setting and it offers one dental hygienist program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental hygiene in terms of programs.

7. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College is located in Carterville, IL and it offers one dental hygienist program. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks ninth in the state of Illinois.

8. Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
(847) 925-6000

Harper College is located in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois and this school offers one program in dental hygiene. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental hygienist programs.

9. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Champaign, IL and it offers one program in dental hygiene. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental hygiene in terms of programs.

10. Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 468-7000

Lewis and Clark Community College is located in Godfrey, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one dental hygienist program. Overall, 8,406 students seek degrees in 69 programs at this college.

11. Illinois Central College

One College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
(309) 694-5422

Illinois Central College, which is near East Peoria, is located in a rural area and it offers one dental hygienist program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks fourth in the state of Illinois.

12. The College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000

The College of Lake County is in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois and it offers one program in dental hygiene. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Illinois.

13. Rock Valley College

3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114-5699
(815) 921-7821

Rock Valley College offers one program in dental hygiene and this college, which is 5.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Rockford, IL. This college is a public 2-year institution. This public college is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in dental hygiene.

14. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

6301 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60621-2709
(773) 602-5000

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College offers one program in dental hygiene and this college is 6.9 miles from the center of the city. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Illinois.