AAS Dental Hygiene Program Effectiveness

First Year Dental Hygiene Students 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Admission 44 44 44  40 44
Retention 39 42  39 37 39
Attrition  5 2 3 3 5


First Time Pass Rates for Dental Hygiene Licensure Exams

Date: NBDHE results
First time pass rate

(National Board Dental Hygiene Exam, must pass at a 75%)
CDCA results
First time pass rate

(Commission on Dental Competency Exam, patient clinical exam, must pass at a 75%)
2013 95% 92%
2014 97% 89%
2015 91% 93%
2016 95% 92%
2017 92% 92%
2018 85% 92%
2019 90% 85%