Program Cost

Bachelor's of Science for Dental Hygiene

Total Cost Estimate for Prerequisites and General Degree Requirements (2019-2020)

Total Cost Estimate Breakdown

             
 

Pre-Program

(44 cr)

Spring

1st Semester

(13 cr)

Fall

2nd Semester

(15 cr)

Spring

3rd Semester

(13 cr)

Fall

4th Semester

(18 cr)***

Spring

5th Semester

(18 cr)***

Totals
Resident tuition ($212-$256/credit)* $9,812** $2,899** $3,529 $3,129 $4,842 $4,842 $29,053
Student fees $1,653 $541 $541 $541 $541 $541 $4,358

Lab fees

(includes instrument kits & loupes)

$529** $2,753 $1,583 $1,554 $1,193 $2,279 $9,891
BLS/CPR $80 every 2 years N/A N/A N/A $80 every 2 years N/A $160
Textbooks $1,780** $936** $302 $205 $462 $0 $3,685

Immunizations

(available at the Student Health Center at a reduced cost)

N/A Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies

Student accident/illness insurance

(no longer available through UAA)

N/A Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies
Uniforms, shoes N/A $200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $200
Parking $350/yr N/A $350/yr N/A $350/yr N/A $1,400
Other miscellaneous supplies N/A $150 $150 $150 $150 $150 $750
Total estimated cost for residents:             $49,497

*Non-Resident tuition

(~$751-$795/credit first year)

$34,716 $10,257 $12,995 $11,707 $19,422 $19,422 $108,519

** General education course expenses vary by course. 

Additional Costs

 
National Board (written exam) $440 in 2019
WREB (local anesthesia) $140 in 2019
WREB (clinical) $1,260 in 2019
Licensing fees after graduation and passing boards

$100 application fee + $100 licensure fee for local anesthetic;

$100 application fee + $200 licensure fee for dental hygiene (2018);

$100 application fee + $100 licensure fee for nitrous oxide;

$100 application fee + $60 licensure fee for restorative

Criminal background check $400 in 2019 (website can be found here)
Alaska Dental Hygiene/Restorative License renewal $200/$60 biennially in 2019