Program Information



Our students thrive in our close-knit, supportive learning community. Our focus is helping you succeed; our outstanding faculty members ensure that every student receives the personalized guidance they need, and our students support each other.

UNMC is a remarkable place where you will become a confident, compassionate oral health care provider. Learn more.

     College of Dentistry

Our UNMC Values

Our values reflect who we are and why we are here: Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage, Healing

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Meet Our Faculty & Students

Dental Hygiene Class of 2023 Profile

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Hands-On Learning & Curriculum

Our students undergo a comprehensive educational journey that equips them with the knowledge, skills and values they need to provide general dental care to patients in all stages of life.

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Predental Hygiene Requirements

The curriculum is organized into a four-year program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Preparation for admission to the dental hygiene program consists of approximately two academic years of study and this course work must be completed at any accredited college. Learn more.


Financial Information

Nearly 100 percent of the students at the college receive some form of financial assistance. See tuition & fees and financial aid information.


Admissions Information

We strive to recruit students with diverse backgrounds by promoting a culture of inclusion that embraces the richness of diversity and respects individuals for their cultures, contributions and points of view. Learn more.