North Dakota contains one school that offers dental assistant programs. North Dakota State College of Science has a total student population of 2,650 and is the 3450th highest ranked school in America.
Dental Assistant students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 520 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $58,370. Dental assistants in this state earn $32,670/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the dental assistant schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from dental assistant, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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