25 Best Associate Degrees in Dental Hygiene

Students looking for an associate degree in dental hygiene will find the 25 best schools in the country on this list. These colleges stand out from the rest with the highest median entry-level salaries for alumni. Shoreline Community College comes in first; graduates of the dental hygiene program earn a median starting salary of $76,600. Median debt was lowest for graduates of 12th ranked Tunxis Community College.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Colleges Highlights

Learn more about the top five colleges for an Associate in Dental Hygiene degree. You can also read student reviews of each school by clicking on the stars. Although student reviews were not used as a ranking factor in this list, we provide ratings and reviews so students can consider the experience of alumni in their decision-making process.