Georgia contains 27 schools that offer dental assistant programs. Armstrong Atlantic State University, the highest-ranking dental assistant school in GA, has a total student population of 7,538 and is the 510th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 dental assistant schools in Georgia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Norcross comes out as the most expensive ($23,560/yr), with Middle Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,582/yr.
Dental Assistant students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 5,620 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $62,450. Dental assistants in this state earn $34,010/yr and there are 7,750 employed.
Also, within the dental assistant schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from dental assistant, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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