Best Colleges with Dental Assisting/assistant Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Dental Assisting/assistant, you'll find there are a few degrees that can be earned. A major in Dental Assisting/assistant is a very popular major and is offered at a wide variety of colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Dental Assisting/assistant degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Dental Assisting/assistant degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Dental Assisting/assistant.

The Best Dental Assisting/assistant Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 1 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 60 Reviews
2 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 0 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city.

Based on 72 Reviews
3 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford Stratford, CT

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford offers 1 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree program. It's a private school in a small city. In 2015, 285 students graduated in the study area of Dental Assisting/assistant with students earning 285 Certificates degrees.

4 Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University-New Brunswick offers 1 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Dental Assisting/assistant with students earning 10 Certificates degrees.

Based on 96 Reviews
5 University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers 1 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Dental Assisting/assistant with students earning 18 Certificates degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
6 Concorde Career College-San Antonio San Antonio, TX

Concorde Career College-San Antonio offers 1 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree program. It's a small private college in a large city. In 2015, 192 students graduated in the study area of Dental Assisting/assistant with students earning 192 Certificates degrees.

7 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis offers 1 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of Dental Assisting/assistant with students earning 36 Certificates degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
8 University of Southern Indiana Evansville, IN

University of Southern Indiana offers 2 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Dental Assisting/assistant with students earning 12 Certificates degrees, and 12 Associate's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 Vista College El Paso, TX

Vista College offers 2 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree programs. It's a medium sized private college in a large city. In 2015, 163 students graduated in the study area of Dental Assisting/assistant with students earning 161 Certificates degrees, and 2 Associate's degrees.

10 Charter College-Anchorage Anchorage, AK

Charter College-Anchorage offers 1 Dental Assisting/assistant Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 265 students graduated in the study area of Dental Assisting/assistant with students earning 265 Certificates degrees.

List of Dental Assisting/assistant Schools in the U.S.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
3/5
17 : 1 29,084
Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford Stratford, CT
4/5
14 : 1 1,961
Rutgers University-New Brunswick Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
3/5
13 : 1 49,428
University of Alabama at Birmingham University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL
2/5
8 : 1 18,333
Concorde Career College-San Antonio Concorde Career College-San Antonio San Antonio, TX 33 : 1 580
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
3/5
12 : 1 30,105
University of Southern Indiana University of Southern Indiana Evansville, IN
2/5
24 : 1 10,671
Vista College Vista College El Paso, TX
4/5
25 : 1 4,349
Charter College-Anchorage Charter College-Anchorage Anchorage, AK
4/5
16 : 1 1,945
Downey Adult School Downey Adult School Downey, CA 35 : 1 1,010
YTI Career Institute-York YTI Career Institute-York York, PA 17 : 1 1,421
Compu-Med Vocational Careers Corp Compu-Med Vocational Careers Corp Hialeah, FL 52 : 1 671
Concorde Career College-San Diego Concorde Career College-San Diego San Diego, CA 24 : 1 647
Pima Medical Institute-Tucson Pima Medical Institute-Tucson Tucson, AZ 44 : 1 2,023
Siena Heights University Siena Heights University Adrian, MI
4/5
20 : 1 2,707
Concorde Career College-Garden Grove Concorde Career College-Garden Grove Garden Grove, CA 19 : 1 639
Pima Medical Institute-Denver Pima Medical Institute-Denver Denver, CO 26 : 1 812
Mountainland Applied Technology College Mountainland Applied Technology College Lehi, UT 34 : 1 2,117
Concorde Career College-Portland Concorde Career College-Portland Portland, OR 31 : 1 585
United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus Huntington Park, CA 63 : 1 624
Concorde Career College-San Bernardino Concorde Career College-San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA 21 : 1 561
Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN
3/5
30 : 1 12,719
Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM 27 : 1 913
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia, CA 22 : 1 5,605

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Getting a Dental Assisting/assistant Degree Online

Schools offering online Dental Assisting/assistant degrees

Online Dental Assisting/assistant degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 48 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Dental Assisting/assistant degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
American Institute-Clifton 40 0 0 0 0
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis 36 0 0 0 0
Madison Area Technical College 34 0 0 0 0
Ozarks Technical Community College 14 34 0 0 0
Monroe Community College 34 0 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Dental Assisting/assistant degrees?
  • 13 Certificates
  • 6 Associate's

What degrees do people get in Dental Assisting/assistant?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 184 Colleges 1,860 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 737 Colleges 21,409 Graduates

Dental Assisting/assistant Degree Overview

When going for a Dental Assisting/assistant degree, know that opportunities will be constrained to specialty and short term schools. A degree in Dental Assisting/assistant will typically not require a vast amount of time investment and is often achieved in only a year or two. The most popular Dental Assisting/assistant degree earned was a certificate and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Dental Assisting/assistant degree that people obtain is an associate's degree. While a certificate is the likely degree choice, receiving an associate's degree degree isn't out of the question. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. At this point, it comes down to pinpointing the degree based on what your goals are by earning a degree in Dental Assisting/assistant. After that, the next steps will be to find the right school that offers that degree based on your flexibility and your needs.

Average cost of college for a Dental Assisting/assistant degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,561 Public In-State
$13,793 Private In-State
$7,029 Public Out-of-State
$13,793 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$4,647 Public In-State
$13,901 Private In-State
$12,209 Public Out-of-State
$14,166 Private Out-of-State
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