Hamilton, NJ (population: 90,700) has thirty-seven dental assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. New York University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dental assistant program, has a total student population of 43,404. It is the 13th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Dental Assistant students from Hamilton 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 37 dental assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Hamilton, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for dental assistant students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hamilton|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||6.7 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||20.1 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||22.4 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||22.6 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||24.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||27.7 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||30.1 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||32.1 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||32.4 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||37.7 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||39.3 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||43.0 miles|