Ohio contains 39 schools that offer dental assistant programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking dental assistant school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 39 dental assistant schools in Ohio, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Institute of Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($24,480/yr), with Jefferson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,111/yr.
Dental Assistant students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 7,100 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $62,030. Dental assistants in this state earn $32,330/yr and there are 9,990 employed.
Also, within the dental assistant schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental assistant, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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