University of Manitoba - Faculty of Dentistry

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Dental Hygiene

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty:Faculty of Dentistry
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,688
Careers:Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists


The Diploma in Dental Hygiene program prepares students to work as dental hygienists who serve the public in oral disease prevention and oral health promotion through a uniquely holistic approach.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
Direct Entry applicants are those who have not attended a post-secondary institution or have completed fewer than 24 credit hours at a recognized university or college. Direct entry applicants require the following:

  • Manitoba high school graduation including 5 full credits at the Grade 12 level in courses designated S, G, or U
  • A minimum 85% average over the following, with no less than 60% in each course:
  • English 40S
  • Applied Mathematics 40S or Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S
  • Chemistry 40S
  • An academic 40S course

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 18, 2023