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Dental Hygiene Program

Application Procedures

To be considered as an applicant to the Dental Hygiene Program, the following steps must be completed:

  • Request and complete a Dental Hygiene Application and submit all information to the Dental Hygiene Office prior to February 1 of each year.

  • All transcripts must be official and submitted with your Dental Hygiene Application.

  • Selection into the Dental Hygiene Program does not guarantee admission to Blinn College. Applicants must meet requirements of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment or be exempt. Beginning August 26, 2013, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board required all Texas public colleges and universities to begin administering the new Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment. Any new student that has not completed college course work prior to 8/26/13, or met a state approved exemption, will be subject to the new TSI Assessment requirements.

  • Complete the Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test (TEAS V).Click here for the current testing schedule at Blinn College.

  • Applicants are responsible for meeting all deadlines and submitting completed applications.

Applicants are encouraged to make an appointment for Dental Hygiene advising with the Director of the Dental Hygiene Program by contacting 979-209-7272, or with Kynsie Benefield, Health Sciences Facilitator by contacting 979-691-2017 for general academic guidance and student support.

Dental Hygiene applications for the Fall of 2015 should be requested from the Dental Hygiene office beginning October 14, 2014. Please contact the Dental Hygiene Administrative Assistant, Linda Gutierrez, at 979-209-7272 or Lisa Wiese. Applications should be received or postmarked no late than February 1, 2015.