Dental Assisting Program Costs

All costs listed are estimates and subject to change. Tuition is set by the State Board of Community Colleges and the North Carolina General Assembly and subject to change without notice.

Tuition*$3,648 In-State; $12,864 Out-of-State
Lab Fees$3.75 per lab hour; total $75
Student Activity Fee$26 per semester; $20 in summer
Technology Fee$32 per semester
Access Fee$15 per semester; $10 in summer
Accident Insurance$1 per semester
Malpractice Insurance$16 DEN 106
BLS Certification$80 class; $21.35 book; $13.30 facemask
Medical Exam & Immunizations**Varies
Criminal Background Check & Drug Screen$125.75
Radiation Badge Fee$49.50 DEN 112
Clinical Uniforms & Supplies$150
DANB Credentialing Exam-Infection Control & Radiography$375 DEN 106
DANB Credentialing Exam-Chairside$270 DEN 107
Graduation Fee$40

*Tuition calculated using the tuition rate for 48 credit hours and following an ideal semester-by-semester plan for completing the general education and dental assisting course requirements.

**Costs for the medical exam and immunizations will vary based on the specific needs of each student, selected medical provider, and health insurance coverage.