• Dental Hygiene Program Costs


  • These costs are approximations and are listed only as a guide for your financial planning. Tuition is as of Fall term 2022 and subject to change without notice. Students are advised to have a financial plan in place.

    Students are responsible for transportation costs to clinical practicum sites. Books, licensure fees and travel are not included in financial aid reimbursable expenses.

    Item Cost

    Instruments & equipment includes loupes & light, ultrasonic scaler, and curing light

    $8,800

    Uniforms / Name Tag / Safety Glasses and miscellaneous clinic expenses and supplies

    $350

    Immunizations and Background Check

    $200

    Books (2 yrs./DH only)

    $1,200

    Licenses – National, Western Regional Boards & Oregon Licensure

    $3,500

    Professional Dues

    $340

    Current Lab/Clinic Fees

    $8,100

    Tuition and College Fees (based on 7 terms in the program including the general education courses needed for the AAS in Dental Hygiene but does not include prerequisites/preprogram courses). If you have completed some or all of the general education courses, your tuition will be less.) To view the current tuition rate, visit www.mhcc.edu/tuition.

    $12,572

    Grand total with fees, equipment, books, insurance, and immunizations

    $35,062