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Dental Hygienist Schools in Indiana

There are six Indiana schools offering dental hygienist programs. 179 students graduated from programs at Indiana dental hygienist schools in 2010. 133 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 46 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

169 students graduate from programs in Indiana in dental hygiene, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of dental hygienist students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 133 students graduated with a degree in dental hygiene at the associate's level and 46 with a bachelor's level degree.

Six dental hygienist schools are in Indiana. And of these, six schools are public. Public dental hygienist school tuition varies from $5,740 to $7,885.

Average tuition for dental hygienist programs is $6,820. The lowest tuition in Indiana is at the University of Southern Indiana, while the highest tuition for dental hygienist programs, which is $7,885 each year, is at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis.

Schools in Indiana offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees in dental hygienist. In 2010, no dental hygienist students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Indiana 2006 - 2010

169 students graduate from programs in Indiana in dental hygiene, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of dental hygienist students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 133 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 Indiana 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 152
  • Associate 2007: 154
  • Associate 2008: 146
  • Associate 2009: 123
  • Associate 2010: 133
  • Bachelor 2006: 4
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 13
  • Bachelor 2009: 47
  • Bachelor 2010: 46

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Indiana

Schools in this state offer a total of eight dental hygienist programs. Of these programs, around 75% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Indiana

  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 2

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43390
  • 25th Percentile: 54990
  • Median: 64670
  • 75th Percentile: 73420
  • 90th Percentile: 81960

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62090
  • Median Salary 2007: 64680
  • Median Salary 2008: 65410
  • Median Salary 2009: 65840
  • Median Salary 2010: 64670
  • Total Employed 2006: 4140
  • Total Employed 2007: 4010
  • Total Employed 2008: 3990
  • Total Employed 2009: 3980
  • Total Employed 2010: 3660

Indiana vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Indiana vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Indiana: 2.062% (3660)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Indiana

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1. Indiana University - Northwest

3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408-1197
(219) 980-6500

Indiana University-Northwest offers one program in dental hygiene and IUN, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Gary, IN. Overall, 5,969 students pursue degrees in 49 Indiana University-Northwest programs. This public school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental hygiene.

2. Indiana University-Purdue University - Fort Wayne

2101 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
(260) 481-6100

Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne offers one dental hygienist program and it is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 10 research universities in Indiana. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental hygiene in terms of programs.

3. Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis

425 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5143
(317) 274-5555

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis offers one dental hygienist program and it is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental hygienist programs.

4. Vincennes University

1002 N First St
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 888-8888

Founded in 1801, Vincennes University is a public 4-year institution. It is in town of Vincennes, Indiana. It is the oldest the sixth biggest institution in the state of Indiana. This public school offers subjects such as visual communications, advanced nursing, and healthcare. This school offers 43 certificates, 133 associates level degrees, and seven degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 16,595 students sought degrees from the 162 programs at VU. VU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 32 public post-secondary institutions in Indiana.

5. Ivy Tech Community College - Northcentral

220 Dean Johnson Blvd
South Bend, IN 46601-3415
(574) 289-7001

Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in South Bend, IN and it offers one program in dental hygiene. It is one of 14 community colleges in Indiana. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental hygienist programs.

6. The University of Southern Indiana

8600 University Blvd
Evansville, IN 47712
(812) 464-8600

The University of Southern Indiana is in the suburbs of Evansville, Indiana. USI offers two programs in dental hygiene. Out of those, it offers one associate's level degree in dental hygiene to students and one dental hygienist degree at the bachelor's level. 10,702 students pursue degrees in 74 University of Southern Indiana programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental hygiene.

7. Indiana University - South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN 46634-7111
(574) 520-4872

Indiana University-South Bend offers two programs in dental hygiene. Out of those, IU South Bend offers one associate's level degree in dental hygiene to students and one bachelor's level dental hygiene degree. It is near the heart of downtown. 8,590 students pursue degrees in 68 IUSB programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Indiana.