Prospective Students

Dental Hygiene Program Outcomes

Pass Rates for National Board Dental Hygiene Examination

First attempt pass rates

%

2016

100

2015

97

2014

100

2013

100

2012

100

Patient Satisfaction with Care in Student Clinics

Overall rating of care provided by dental hygiene students

Out of 100

2016

93.1

2015

91.3

2014

94.5

2013

90.2

2012

92.5

Graduation Rates

 

% graduated on time

% graduated within
the following year

% total graduation rate

2016

90.6

9.4

100

2015

96.7

0

96.7

2014

100

0

100

2013

87.9

3

90.9

2012

100

0

100

Graduating student satisfaction with program

Graduating students very satisfied or satisfied with the  program

%

2016

100

2015

100

2014

100

2013

100

2012

100

Employment of Graduates

Students are surveyed in October following spring semester graduation. Dental hygiene graduates are successful in obtaining employment and gaining admission to advanced education programs.

 

% employed in a private dental office

% employed and pursuing advanced education

% pursing advanced education (graduate school or dental school)

% subbing in private dental offices or employed in other settings

% unemployed or waiting to take state board exams

% student who did not respond to survey

2016

72

9

0

13

0

6

2015

69

10

0

3

3

14

2014

76

7

7

10

0

0

2013

55

7

10

17

3

7

2012

59

6

0

12

6

17

Based on surveys conducted 17 months after graduation, 95% of all graduates are employed or continuing their education in a dental related profession.