Delaware contains four schools that offer dental assistant programs. Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus, the highest-ranking dental assistant school in DE, has a total student population of 782 and is the 3564th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 dental assistant schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus comes out as the most expensive ($18,608/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Dental Assistant students from Delaware schools who go on to become dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 294,020 people working as dental assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,000. Also, Dental hygienists make on average $67,860 per year and there are about 173,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Delaware alone, there are 550 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $70,720. Dental assistants in this state earn $37,480/yr and there are 710 employed.
Also, within the dental assistant schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dental assistant, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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