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Undergraduate Certificates in Dental Support Services

10,602 Yearly Graduations
$21,200 Median Salary
$9,500 Median Debt
There are 484 schools in the United States where you can get your undergraduate certificate in dental support. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 59% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.4% of dental support graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Dental Support Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10,602 students earned their undergraduate certificate in dental support. This earns it the #10 spot on the list of the most popular undergraduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in dental support at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Undergraduate Certificate 10,602
Associate’s Degree 7,349
Basic Certificate 5,687
Bachelor’s Degree 2,462
Master’s Degree 81
Graduate Certificate 2

Earnings of Dental Support Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in dental support is $21,200. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $19,600 and the high is $23,700.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in dental support is $9,500. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $9,500 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $8,597.

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The median monthly payment of a dental support graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $99.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in dental support. About 92.2% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 824
Women 9,778
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Dental Support

The racial-ethnic distribution of dental support undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 349
Black or African American 2,026
Hispanic or Latino 3,413
White 3,864
International Students 39
Other Races/Ethnicities 911
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dental Support Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 484 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in dental support. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Carrington College, Sacramento

Sacramento, California
290 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Carrington College, Sacramento tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for dental support majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The dental support program at Carrington College, Sacramento awarded 290 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 90% were women and 74% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Vista College

El Paso, Texas
261 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Vista College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in dental support. Roughly 3,400 attend the school each year. The dental support program at Vista College awarded 261 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 93% were women and 69% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Charter College

Vancouver, Washington
175 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Charter College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dental support. Roughly 2,400 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 175 undergraduate certificates were handed out to dental support majors at Charter College. Of these students, 93% were women and 63% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

Visalia, California
171 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dental support. Each year, around 6,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The dental support program at San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia awarded 171 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 89% were women and 80% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

168 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for dental support majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Carrington College, Phoenix North. Roughly 1,600 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 168 people received their undergraduate certificate in dental support from Carrington College, Phoenix. Of these students, 88% were women and 83% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

160 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

United Education Institute-Morrow comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dental support. Each year, around 1,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The dental support program at United Education Institute-Morrow awarded 160 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 89% were women and 97% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

157 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dental support. Roughly 1,900 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 157 undergraduate certificates were handed out to dental support majors at Porter and Chester Institute. About 93% of this group were women, and 68% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

113 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
99% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in dental support. Each year, around 900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 113 people received their undergraduate certificate in dental support from United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus. Of these students, 85% were women and 99% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Fortis College - Landover

Landover, Maryland
111 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
98% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Fortis College - Landover is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in dental support. Roughly 600 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 111 people received their undergraduate certificate in dental support from Fortis College - Landover. About 95% of this group were women, and 98% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

104 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for dental support majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants. Roughly 200 attend the school each year. The dental support program at New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants awarded 104 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 95% of this group were women, and 93% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

95 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Altierus Career College - Norcross is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in dental support. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The dental support program at Altierus Career College - Norcross awarded 95 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 91% were women and 91% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Northwest Career College

Las Vegas, Nevada
95 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northwest Career College comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dental support. Roughly 1,200 attend the school each year. The dental support program at Northwest Career College awarded 95 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 79% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#13

Fortis Institute - Wayne

Wayne, New Jersey
94 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for dental support majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Fortis Institute - Wayne. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 94 people received their undergraduate certificate in dental support from Fortis Institute - Wayne. Of these students, 95% were women and 68% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Delta Technical College

Horn Lake, Mississippi
89 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Delta Technical College is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in dental support. Roughly 200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 89 undergraduate certificates were handed out to dental support majors at Delta Technical College. Of these students, 92% were women and 69% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

UEI College-Gardena

Gardena, California
87 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

UEI College-Gardena comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dental support. Each year, around 900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The dental support program at UEI College-Gardena awarded 87 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 86% were women and 74% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

UEI College-Fresno

Fresno, California
84 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for dental support majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is UEI College-Fresno. Each year, around 900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 84 undergraduate certificates were handed out to dental support majors at UEI College-Fresno. About 69% of this group were women, and 74% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Florida Career College

Pembroke Pines, Florida
82 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Career College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dental support. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The dental support program at Florida Career College awarded 82 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 87% of this group were women, and 90% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Metairie, Louisiana
80 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Blue Cliff College - Metairie is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in dental support. Each year, around 800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 80 undergraduate certificates were handed out to dental support majors at Blue Cliff College - Metairie. About 92% of this group were women, and 85% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

United Education Institute-Encino

Encino, California
79 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

United Education Institute-Encino is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in dental support. Roughly 600 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 79 people received their undergraduate certificate in dental support from United Education Institute-Encino. Of these students, 76% were women and 87% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

United Education Institute-Chula Vista

Chula Vista, California
77 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

United Education Institute-Chula Vista comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dental support. Each year, around 800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 77 people received their undergraduate certificate in dental support from United Education Institute-Chula Vista. Around 86% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to dental support that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Allied Health Services 48,726
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 44,340
Health/Medical Admin Services 16,916
Allied Health Professions 13,537
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 4,144

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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