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Student to Faculty Ratio    

  • Pre Clinic and Clinic — 6 students to 1 faculty
  • Labs — 6 students to 1 faculty
  • Classroom — 34 students to 1 faculty

Certification Exam Pass Rate – First Attempt

  • National Board Dental Hygiene Exam
    • 2014 — 97%
    • 2013 — 100%
    • 2012 — 97%
    • 2011 — 100%
    • 2010 — 100%
  • Clinical Board
    • 2014 — 83%
    • 2013 — 86%
    • 2012 — 86%
    • 2011 — 85%
    • 2010 — 94%

Certification Exam Pass Rate – Overall

  • National Board                                  100% – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Clinical Board                                    100% – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Employment Rate of Graduates (that responded to the survey)

  • 2014 — 100% — 4 out of 4 respondents to a 12 month post-graduation alumni survey employed
  • 2013 — 100% – 3 of 3 respondents to a 12 month post-graduation alumni survey employed
  • 2012 — 100% – 19 of 19 respondents to a 12 month post-graduation alumni survey employed
  • 2011 — 94.1% – 16 of 17 respondents to a 12 month post-graduation alumni survey employed
  • 2010 — 100% – 14 of 14 respondents to a 12 month post-graduation alumni survey employed

Graduation Rate

  • 2014 — 97%
  • 2013 — 100%
  • 2012 — 97%
  • 2011 — 100%
  • 2010 — 100%

Class Size – 34 students

Number of Applicants

  • 2014 — 126
  • 2013 — 157
  • 2012 — 151
  • 2011 — 178
  • 2010 — 140

Number Admitted Last Year – 36

Average Entering GPA

  • 2015 — 3.52
  • 2014 — 3.54
  • 2013 — 3.63
  • 2012 — 3.63
  • 2011 — 3.63
  • 2010 — 3.68

Department Enrollment – 68 students: 34 first year and 34 second year

Demographics of most recent graduating class:

  • Average Age of Students = 23
  • Race/Ethnicity of Students: 3 Hispanic, 34 White (not Hispanic)
  • Sex: all female

Degrees Awarded

  • Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene
  • Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

Application Period

  • Open with a June 1 deadline for the upcoming academic year

Beginning Semester(s): Fall

Accept Out-of-State Students – Yes

Preference for Arkansas Residents? – Yes