The Salt Lake Community College Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). The commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.  The program has been granted the accreditation status of "approval with reporting requirements".

Accreditation Liaison Officer: 
Barbara Grover, 
Assistant Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness Division

Dental Hygiene Program Five Year Outcomes

Class of Graduation Rate NBDHE* WREB-DH* WREB-LA*
2017 100% 100% 100% 100%
2016 100% 100% 100% 100%
2015 100% 100% 100%


2014 93% 100% 93% 100%
2013 86% 100% 92% 100%
5 Year Average 96% 100% 97% 99%

All data presented above indicates first time pass rates.

* NBDHE       National Board Dental Hygiene Examination
* WREB-DH  Western Regional Examining Board, Clinical-Dental Hygiene
* WREB-LA   Western Regional Examining Board, Clinical-Local Anesthesia

Salt Lake Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

For additional information, please visit Salt Lake Community College accreditation website.