Dental Hygiene


The Salt Lake Community College program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (and has been granted the accreditation status of "approval without reporting requirements").The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.

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
2015 100% 100% 100% 100%
2014 93% 100% 93% 100%
2013 86% 100% 92% 100%
2012 93% 100% 100% 100%
2011 95% 100% 86% 100%
5 Year Average 93% 100% 94% 100%

*All information presented above indicates first time pass rates

Key: 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 the accreditation page.