Michigan contains 27 schools that offer dental assistant programs. Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton, the highest-ranking dental assistant school in MI, has a total student population of 98 and is the 1281st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 dental assistant schools in Michigan, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Kalamazoo comes out as the most expensive ($25,816/yr), with Mott Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,257/yr.
Dental Assistant students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 8,970 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $59,640. Dental assistants in this state earn $34,210/yr and there are 9,390 employed.
Also, within the dental assistant schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dental assistant, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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