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Dental Hygiene/Hygienist at Southern University at Shreveport

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist at Southern University at Shreveport

Every dental hygiene/hygienist school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the dental hygiene program at Southern University at Shreveport stacks up to those at other schools.

Southern University at Shreveport is located in Shreveport, Louisiana and has a total student population of 3,013. During the the most recent year for which data is available, 21 students received their associate's degree in dental hygiene.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Dental Hygiene/Hygienist section at the bottom of this page.

Southern University at Shreveport Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene

Southern University at Shreveport Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Rankings

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Dental Hygiene Student Demographics at Southern University at Shreveport

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the dental hygiene majors at Southern University at Shreveport.

Southern University at Shreveport Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Associate’s Program

100% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 0% of dental hygiene associate's degrees went to men and 100% went to women.


Southern University at Shreveport does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in dental hygiene graduates 19% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Southern University at Shreveport with a associate's in dental hygiene.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Dental Hygiene Grads May Go Into

A degree in dental hygiene can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for LA, the home state for Southern University at Shreveport.

Occupation Jobs in LA Average Salary in LA
Dental Hygienists 1,950 $59,810
Health Specialties Professors 880 $105,820


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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