Program Costs

Professional Examinations & Fees

Graduates of the program receive an Associate of Arts Degree in Dental Hygiene and are eligible to take the National Dental Hygiene Board Exam (written) and the Licensing Board Examination (clinical) for licensure in the State of California.

Live Scan      $79
NBDHE $415
CDHA $25
WREB $1200
DHCC $200
Total $1919*

*2018 fees and subject to change


Estimated Program Expenses

Textbooks for Dental Hygiene courses only
First Year $ 660.00

Second Year $ 385.00



Dental Hygiene Instrument Kit & Supplies $5900
Certified Background $175
Blood Pressure Apparatus (bookstore price)       $29
Clinic Attire (DH1) Name Tag $10
Scrubs (estimated cost) $200
Student Liability Insurance - 2 years $86

Additional costs may include:

National Board Preparation Course



*fees subject to change


Chabot College Fees

*fees subject to change, please refer to the college catalog or Admissions for the most current fees.

Enrollment Fee $46 per unit (out-of-state $180.00 per unit)
Mailing Fee $3 per semester
Student Body Fee       $5 per semester (optional)
Parking Permit $20 per semester

International students and non-immigrant aliens attending on other visa types are required to pay $130.00 per semester plus the $12.00 per unit enrollment fee.