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Old Dominion University

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (51.0602)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Dental Hygiene
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BSDH
2010 CIP Code: 510602

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1810210541
2018-199610949
2019-2010210644
2020-2110010416
2021-22969474

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,353

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)



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The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2017-1835641
2018-19391049
2019-20331144
2020-217916
2021-22631174
Five Year Summary17747224
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years025129224181336224

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Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.






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Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)20367%$46,515$60,560$72,455
2011-12 (8 years)21070%$46,786$59,184$71,362
2014-15 (5 years)23771%$47,951$61,190$70,500
2016-17 (3 years)25067%$51,070$61,439$69,103
2018-19 (18 months)23371%$47,678$56,181$65,158



Student Debt of Graduates

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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-1717269.1%$ 17,631$ 25,215$ 30,392$ 39,156
2013-14 to 2017-1816466.1%$ 17,243$ 25,000$ 30,688$ 41,354
2014-15 to 2018-1915868.1%$ 13,750$ 23,538$ 28,461$ 33,500
2015-16 to 2019-2016170.0%$ 14,000$ 23,258$ 27,800$ 32,800
2016-17 to 2020-2113668.3%$ 14,000$ 23,397$ 27,959$ 33,875
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-1717269.1%$ 18,000$ 26,135$ 32,196$ 42,750
2013-14 to 2017-1816466.1%$ 17,515$ 25,413$ 33,025$ 43,907
2014-15 to 2018-1915868.1%$ 14,000$ 25,000$ 31,193$ 40,948
2015-16 to 2019-2016170.0%$ 14,625$ 23,750$ 31,006$ 38,300
2016-17 to 2020-2113668.3%$ 14,688$ 24,126$ 31,293$ 40,131


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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