Dental Hygiene Department - Program Costs

Cost

  • The BASDH Cost Estimate for tuition, textbooks, and associated fees is $40,415.00 for two years. Highest costs occur in Summer 1, Fall 1 and Summer 2 quarters.
  • Estimated cost for the two-year (eight-quarter) Dental Hygiene Program is based on the current (April 2016), published, Washington State resident tuition rates.
  • Exam and Licensing Fees are estimates based on April 2016 rates.
  • The Dental Hygiene cost estimate excludes room and board, transportation, required professional meetings, etc., and all costs (tuition, room & board, textbooks, etc.) associated with dental hygiene prerequisite courses. (Pierce College does not have dormitories.)
  • Please keep in mind that all costs are estimates and subject to change.
  • You will find the dental hygiene program cost sheet here:

    BASDH PROGRAM COSTS

Financial Aid

The BASDH has two direct contact people in the financial aid department to assist you as a bachelor degree student. Please contact directly:

Erlinda Cruz253-912-3654ecruz@pierce.ctc.edu
Isabelle Mora253-912-2290imora@pierce.ctc.edu

WORKFORCE FUNDING

The Dental Hygiene Bachelor’s Program is not eligible for Workforce funding. Workforce staff can assist with completing the FAFSA. Individuals may be eligible for the Trade Act Assistance Program (TAA). Please contact your Trade Act Counselor for an individualized assessment. Students are encouraged to meet with Workforce staff to discuss their individual funding needs and explore possible community funding resources. For an appointment with Workforce staff, please call 253-964-6265.

DENTAL HYGIENE Program Advising Information & Location
Email: denthyg@pierce.ctc.edu Voice: 253-964-6796

Location

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
Cascade Building, Level One

Fulltime Dental Hygiene Faculty

Monica Hospenthal
R.D.H., B.S., M.Ed.
Program Director/Fulltime Professor

Kathy B. Bassett
BSDH, RDH, M.Ed.
Fulltime Professor/Risk Management Officer

Mary Galagan
RDH, BS, MHA
Fulltime Professor/Community Health and Extramurals

Carolyn D. Roberton
BSDH, RDH
Fulltime Professor/Liaison
Student Chapter of ADHA

Postal Address

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
Dental Hygiene Department
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999

BASDH Faculty & Staff Credentials