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Dental Assistant Schools in Indiana

There are 15 schools in the state of Indiana offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 572 students graduated from programs at Indiana dental assistant schools. 524 of all these students graduated with certificates and 48 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 488 students graduate from dental assistant programs in Indiana each year. This accounts for 2% of dental assistant students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 524 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 48 with a degree at the associate's level.

15 dental assistant schools are in Indiana. And out of these, six schools are private, while nine schools are public. While private dental assistant school tuition varies from $13,370 to $15,645, public dental assistant school tuition is $3,257.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting is $4,811. The highest tuition for programs in dental assisting, which is $15,645 each year, is at Fortis College-Indianapolis, while the lowest tuition in Indiana, which is $3,257 each year, is at Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus.

Indiana schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing dental assistant.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Indiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 488 students graduate from dental assistant programs in Indiana each year. This accounts for 2% of dental assistant students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 524 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 48 with a degree at the associate's level.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Indiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 152
  • Certificate 2007: 326
  • Certificate 2008: 395
  • Certificate 2009: 381
  • Certificate 2010: 524
  • Associate 2006: 13
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 10
  • Associate 2009: 82
  • Associate 2010: 48

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Indiana

Indiana schools offer a total of 17 programs in dental assisting. Of these programs, 82.4% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Indiana

  • Certificate: 14
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24940
  • 25th Percentile: 29170
  • Median: 33750
  • 75th Percentile: 38900
  • 90th Percentile: 45760

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31100
  • Median Salary 2007: 32650
  • Median Salary 2008: 32860
  • Median Salary 2009: 33650
  • Median Salary 2010: 33750
  • Total Employed 2006: 5190
  • Total Employed 2007: 5360
  • Total Employed 2008: 5810
  • Total Employed 2009: 5690
  • Total Employed 2010: 5830

Indiana vs National Dental Assistant Employment

Indiana vs National Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Indiana: 1.983% (5830)

Dental Assistant Schools in Indiana

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1. Everest College - Merrillville

8585 Broadway- Suite 200
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 756-6811

Everest College-Merrillville is located in Merrillville, Indiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one dental assistant program. 893 students pursue degrees in seven programs at this school, overall. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental assisting.

2. The Ross Medical Education Center - Granger

445 E University Dr
Granger, IN 46530
(574) 273-4479

The Ross Medical Education Center-Granger is a for-profit institution. This school, which is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Granger, IN. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including medical assisting, allied health, and healthcare. Students are offered three certificates by this school. In 2010, 98 students sought degrees from the three programs at this vocational school. It is one of 39 vocational schools in Indiana.

3. Fortis College - Indianapolis

9001 N Wesleyan Rd Ste 101
Indianapolis, IN 46268
(317) 808-4800

Fortis College-Indianapolis is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one dental assistant program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental assisting.

4. Indiana University - Northwest

3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408-1197
(219) 980-6500

Indiana University-Northwest offers one program in dental assisting and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Gary, IN. 5,969 students seek degrees in 49 programs at this school, overall. IU Northwest ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Indiana.

5. Kaplan College - Indianapolis

7302 Woodland Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46278-1736
(317) 299-6001

Kaplan College-Indianapolis is 9.9 miles from the center of the city. It offers two dental assistant programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in dental assisting by this small school and one associate's level degree in dental assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental assisting.

6. Kaplan College - Hammond

7833 Indianapolis Blvd
Hammond, IN 46324
(219) 844-0100

Kaplan College-Hammond is located in the suburbs of Hammond, Indiana and it offers one dental assistant program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

7. The Ross Medical Education Center - Fort Wayne

4122 Lima Road- Unit A5
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 471-4840

The Ross Medical Education Center-Fort Wayne is near the heart of downtown and it offers one dental assistant program. It is one of 39 vocational schools in Indiana.

8. International Business College - Indianapolis

7205 Shadeland Station
Indianapolis, IN 46256-3954
(317) 813-2300

International Business College-Indianapolis offers one program in dental assisting. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental assisting in terms of programs.

9. Ivy Tech Community College - East Central

4301 S Cowan Rd
Muncie, IN 47302-9448
(765) 289-2291

Ivy Tech Community College-East Central is in Muncie, Indiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one dental assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental assisting.

10. Ivy Tech Community College - Kokomo

1815 E Morgan St
Kokomo, IN 46901-1373
(765) 459-0561

Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo is 1.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one dental assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Indiana offering programs in dental assisting.

11. Indiana University-Purdue University - Fort Wayne

2101 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
(260) 481-6100

Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne is 2.7 miles from the center of the city and this university offers one program in dental assisting. This mid-sized university is one of 10 research universities in Indiana. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Indiana.

12. Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis

425 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5143
(317) 274-5555

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis offers one program in dental assisting and it is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Indiana. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Indiana.

13. Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette

3101 South Creasy Ln
Lafayette, IN 47905
(765) 269-5000

Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette offers one dental assistant program and it is in Lafayette, Indiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 7,903 students seek degrees in 58 programs at this community college. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Indiana offering programs in dental assisting.

14. Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus

4475 Central Ave
Columbus, IN 47203-1868
(812) 372-9925

Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus is located in Columbus, Indiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in dental assisting. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Indiana. This college ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Indiana.

15. The University of Southern Indiana

8600 University Blvd
Evansville, IN 47712
(812) 464-8600

The University of Southern Indiana is located in the suburbs of Evansville, Indiana. This university offers two dental assistant programs. Of those, this university offers students one certificate in dental assisting and one associate's level degree in dental assisting. USI is one of 10 research universities in Indiana. USI is the third biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental assisting.

16. Indiana University - South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN 46634-7111
(574) 520-4872

Indiana University-South Bend is near the heart of downtown and IUSB offers one dental assistant program. This school is a public 4-year institution. This mid-sized school is the third biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering dental assisting in terms of programs.