New York contains seventeen schools that offer dental assistant programs. New York University, the highest-ranking dental assistant school in NY, has a total student population of 43,404 and is the 13th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 dental assistant schools in New York, only 5 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), with Erie Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,003/yr.
Dental Assistant students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 10,760 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $67,010. Dental assistants in this state earn $33,990/yr and there are 16,160 employed.
Also, within the dental assistant schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dental assistant, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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