Boise, ID has two dental assistant schools within its city limits. Boise State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a dental assistant program, has a total student population of 18,933. It is the 448th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho).
Dental Assistant students from Boise 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.
Of the 2 dental assistant schools in Boise, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Milan Institute comes out as the most expensive ($20,061/yr) for dental assistant students, with Boise State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,811/yr.