names BCTC's Dental Hygiene Program one of the best in the nation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (November 1, 2016) has named Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC's) Dental Hygiene Program as one the best in the nation among two-year schools.the logo for best dental hygiene schools The Community for Accredited Online Schools ( compared over a dozen unique statistics on on-campus and online dental hygiene programs across the country to reach their results. BCTC came in second place.

There are dozens of new dental hygiene schools popping up across the country each year, said Doug Jones, CEP and founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools. Our job was to determine which were offering the best overall combination of quality, value and student services to help the next generation of dental hygienists succeed.

To be considered for the Community for Accredited Online Schools rankings, colleges must meet specific base requirements: each must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institution, and provide students career placement services or assistance after graduation. Each schools place on the lists was determined by analysis of school-specific statistics, including student-teacher ratios and graduation rates.

All colleges on the 2016-2017 Best Dental Hygiene Programs ranking are listed below. Complete details on the data and methodology used to compile the list, as well as each schools specific ranking can be found at: