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Dental Hygienist Schools in Kansas

There are five Kansas schools offering dental hygienist programs. 118 students graduated from programs at Kansas dental hygienist schools in 2010. 97 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 21 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 93 students graduate from programs in this state in dental hygiene each year. This accounts for 1% of dental hygienist students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 97 students graduated with an associate's level degree in dental hygiene and 21 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Five dental hygienist schools are in this state. Out of these, five schools are public. Tuition at a public dental hygienist school is $5,890.

Average tuition for dental hygienist programs is $5,890.

Dental hygienist schools in Kansas offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no students at the undergraduate level in dental hygiene pursued degrees at the masters level.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 93 students graduate from programs in this state in dental hygiene each year. This accounts for 1% of dental hygienist students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 97 students graduated with an associate's level degree in dental hygiene and 21 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Dental Hygienist Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 51
  • Associate 2007: 59
  • Associate 2008: 54
  • Associate 2009: 67
  • Associate 2010: 97
  • Bachelor 2006: 3
  • Bachelor 2007: 13
  • Bachelor 2008: 14
  • Bachelor 2009: 12
  • Bachelor 2010: 21

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Kansas

Schools in this state offer a total of six dental hygienist programs. Of these programs, about 83.3% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Dental Hygienist Program Availability in Kansas

  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48470
  • 25th Percentile: 58180
  • Median: 67080
  • 75th Percentile: 73340
  • 90th Percentile: 79310

Career Trends

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65020
  • Median Salary 2007: 67760
  • Median Salary 2008: 68080
  • Median Salary 2009: 67930
  • Median Salary 2010: 67080
  • Total Employed 2006: 1860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1950
  • Total Employed 2008: 1830
  • Total Employed 2009: 2010
  • Total Employed 2010: 1770

Kansas vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

Kansas vs National Dental Hygienist Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.997% (1770)

Dental Hygienist Schools in Kansas

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1. Colby Community College

1255 S Range
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 462-3984

Colby Community College offers one dental hygienist program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Kansas offering dental hygiene.

2. Fort Scott Community College

2108 S Horton
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-2700

Founded in 1919, Fort Scott Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Fort Scott, Kansas, is in a rural area. It offers subjects including healthcare and carpentry. It offers students 19 certificates and 17 associates level degrees. 2,057 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

3. Flint Hills Technical College

3301 W 18th St
Emporia, KS 66801-5957
(620) 343-4600x1300

Flint Hills Technical College is in Emporia, KS and it offers one program in dental hygiene. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas. This technical college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering dental hygiene.

4. Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210-1299
(913) 469-8500

Johnson County Community College offers one dental hygienist program and this college, which is 5.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Overland Park, KS. 20,865 students seek degrees in 98 Johnson County Community College programs, overall. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering dental hygiene in terms of programs.

5. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Dodge City Community College offers one dental hygienist program. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. This college ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

6. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University offers two programs in dental hygiene. More specifically, it offers students one associate's level degree in dental hygiene and one degree at the bachelor's level in dental hygiene. WSU is near the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Kansas offering dental hygiene in terms of programs.