Dental Hygiene A.A.S. (Associate in Applied Science) Cost Estimate

Tuition (NC Resident)

16 or more credit hours
NC Residents $1,216.00
Non-residents of NC $4,288.00

Fewer than 16 credit hours
NC students per credit hour $76.00
Non-residents of NC $268.00

Activity Fee

9 or more credit hours: $32.00/semester
8 or less credit hours: $22.00/semester

Computer Use and Technology Fee $48.00/semester
Student Insurance $2.00/semester
CAPS Fee $10.00/semester
Consumable Supply Fees

$30 per lab or clinic

Books - Major Courses



Books - General Education



$650 - Instruments


$400 - Uniforms and shoes

Background Check and Drug Screen




CPR Certification


Health Physical Exam


Professional Certification Exam

$1,700 + (potential for cost increases each year)


$550 Professional Development, Graduation, ADHA

$40 Health Records/Management System