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Application Procedure

Application Deadline - March 15

Getting Started:

  • Apply to CNCC
  • Contact the CNCC Director of Dental Hygiene, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Send Test Scores (ACT, SAT, and/or Accuplacer) to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or take the Accuplacer test through CNCC. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up your test.
  • Submit an Official Transcript to the CNCC This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 8 hour observation and/or office experience
  • A reference letter from the office you did your observation must complete the Reference Form. (Simply copy and paste this link to and email and send to your reference. Upon competition, the form will be sent directly to the Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee.)
  • Letter of Self-Recommendation addressing the following:
    • Attach a typed 400-700 word letter in APA format, addressing the following:
    • Reasons for your interest in dental hygiene
    • Life experiences and personal qualities that make you believe that dental hygiene study is appropriate for you.
    • Personal strengths and challenges as you anticipate becoming a dental hygienist.
    • Something you learned while completing your required office experience. 
  • A CPR course must be completed prior to entry into the Dental Hygiene Program. If accepted, more details will be in your acceptance packet. This is not required for entry into the GA program, but must be completed before beginning the Dental Hygiene courses in the fall. 
    • This certificate must be endorsed by the American Heart Association and must be include Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) program. 
  • Read and understand Performance Standards for Dental Hygiene
  • Apply to the Dental Hygiene Guaranteed Admission Program - Application Form
    • Application Deadline: March 15
    • Receive acceptance/non-acceptance letter: April 1
    • Deadline for letter of intent & deposit: April 15
    • Deadline for register for classes: May 1

Transfer Courses (Up to 9 Cr. for 1-year plan, 15 Cr. for 2-year plan) - A matrix listing transferable courses from nearby colleges is available (Transfer Matrix) 

Upon acceptance to the program you will need to:

  • Send a non-refundable $500 deposit which will be applied towards first year tuition and fees in the Dental Hygiene Program
    • Payment can be made by sending a cashiers check or calling cashier with credit card information.
      • CNCC Cashier
        Attn: Dental Hygiene
        500 Kennedy Drive
        Rangely, CO 81648
        (970) 675-3278

Additional Dental Hygiene Purchases:

* All dollar amounts are approximate and before tax

  • Instrument Kit - $3,700.00
  • Uniforms - $300.00
  • SADHA - $75.00
  • Licensure exams - $2,200.00
  • Loupes (suggested) - $1,400.00
  • Laptop (suggested) - $500.00

 

Contact Information

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Tiffany Douglas

Director of Dental Hygiene
970.675.3247 


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Dental Hygiene Program Coordinator & Advisor

970.675.3244

About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,600 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.

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