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Dental Assistant Schools in Connecticut

There are six schools in the state of Connecticut offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 304 students graduated from programs at Connecticut dental assistant schools. 291 of all these students graduated with certificates and 13 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

184 students graduate from dental assistant programs in Connecticut, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of dental assistant students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 291 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 13 with an associate's level degree.

Six dental assistant schools are in this state. And of these, three schools are public, while three schools are private. Tuition at a public dental assistant school is $3,406.

Average tuition for dental assistant programs is $3,406.

Connecticut dental assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

184 students graduate from dental assistant programs in Connecticut, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of dental assistant students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 291 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 13 with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 34
  • Certificate 2007: 51
  • Certificate 2008: 63
  • Certificate 2009: 97
  • Certificate 2010: 291
  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 13

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of seven dental assistant programs. Of these programs, 85.7% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29620
  • 25th Percentile: 34830
  • Median: 40660
  • 75th Percentile: 45830
  • 90th Percentile: 51480

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35770
  • Median Salary 2007: 37460
  • Median Salary 2008: 39350
  • Median Salary 2009: 40290
  • Median Salary 2010: 40660
  • Total Employed 2006: 3080
  • Total Employed 2007: 3430
  • Total Employed 2008: 3410
  • Total Employed 2009: 3540
  • Total Employed 2010: 3760

Connecticut vs National Dental Assistant Employment

Connecticut vs National Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.279% (3760)

Dental Assistant Schools in Connecticut

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1. Tunxis Community College

271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032-3187
(860) 255-3500

Tunxis Community College is located in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut and it offers one dental assistant program. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Connecticut.

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2. The Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

670 Lordship Blvd
Stratford, CT 06615-7158
(203) 375-4463

The Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one dental assistant program. This vocational school is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering dental assisting in terms of programs.

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3. Lincoln College of New England - Southington

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489-1057
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England-Southington, which is very close to Southington, Connecticut, is located in a rural setting. It offers two programs in dental assisting. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in dental assisting by it and one degree at the associate's level in dental assisting. 950 students seek degrees in 22 Lincoln College of New England-Southington programs, overall. This very small school is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering dental assisting.

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4. The Porter and Chester Institute of Branford

221 W Main St
Branford, CT 6405
(203) 315-1060

The Porter and Chester Institute of Branford offers one dental assistant program and this school is located in the suburbs of Branford, Connecticut. 365 students seek degrees in eight Porter and Chester Institute of Branford programs, overall. This school ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

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5. Albert I Prince Technical High School

500 Brookfield St
Hartford, CT 6106
(860) 257-5123

Albert I Prince Technical High School, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hartford, CT and this school offers one program in dental assisting. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in dental assisting.

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6. The Windham Technical High School

210 Birch St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 456-3879

The Windham Technical High School is located in Willimantic, CT and this school offers one program in dental assisting. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering dental assisting.