Registration & Tuition Information
Ready to get started? Follow these easy steps to enroll:
STEP 1: Review the Student Expectations to assure you are eligible and willing to participate in our program.
STEP 2: Download and complete your Application (which includes the Covid Release), email the completed forms to email@example.com. (Kingston location), or CEDAAchattanooga@gmail.com for the Chattanooga location.
STEP 3: Secure your spot in our program with a $100 Nonrefundable Application Fee (via check or Credit Card) that will be put toward your tuition. Download and begin your Pre Admission Checklist.
STEP 4: Set Up a Tuition Payment Plan with the Admission Coordinator at your appropriate location. Finalize your Pre Admissions checklist.
How much does your program cost?
Tuition for our RDA program varies per location. Each program offers a $200 discount if tuition is paid upfront, with cash or check. There is a $100 nonrefundable application fee to reserve your spot in the program and this will be applied toward your total cost of tuition.
Tuition for our Kingston location is $5,200, the Chattanooga location is $6,200 and the Nashville location is $6,500. (Chattanooga and Nashville locations are pending THEC approval). We offer a discount for paying cash (rather than financing) which lowers tuition by $200. There is a $100 nonrefundable application fee to reserve your spot in any program but it will be applied toward your total cost of tuition.
Tuition for Coronal Polishing Class (Kingston) is $275. It is payable the day of class but registration is required 1 week prior to class starting. A current TN RDA License is required as a prerequisite. 14 CE Hours are earned.
Tuition for the Dental Sealant Class (Kingston) is $225. It is payable the day of class but registration is required 1 week prior to class starting. A current TN RDA License is required as a prerequisite. 6 CE Hours are earned.
Tuition for the Nitrous Oxide Monitoring Class (Kingston) is $100. It is payable the day of class but registration is required 1 week prior to class starting. A current TN RDA License is required as a prerequisite. 5 CE Hours are earned.
What does my tuition include?
The answer is... everything you need for our program! There are no hidden costs or fees to our dental assisting school; we include 1 set of scrubs, masks, books, lab and clinical materials, even any access to the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that you will need to complete the program. You will, however, need to pay a fee to apply for your license with the TN Board of Dentistry as well as a background check required by the state to obtain your license.
Are there additional fees?
What are the options for paying tuition?
We have options for to make your education in a new dental assisting career easy and affordable:
||Pay upfront in cash or check, 3 weeks before classes begin and receive a $200 discount.
||Pay in 3 installments; these payments can be made via Check, Cash, Credit Card, or Money Order, totaling $5,200 (Kingston), $6,200 (Chattanooga), or $6,500 (Nashville location).
||Payment #1: $1,800 (Kingston), $2,200 (Chattanooga), or $2,300 (Nashville location) Due 3 weeks before the first class begins
||Payment #2: $1,700 (Kingston), $2,000 (Chattanooga), or $2,100 (Nashville location) Due by Class #1/Week 1
||Payment #3: $1,700 (Kingston), $2,000 (Chattanooga), $2,100 (Nashville location) Due by Class #6/Week 3)
||Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) via student's local career center. Any interested student is responsible for contacting their local career center in their county of residence within the state of TN and applying for assistance. WIOA must be in place no later than 3 weeks before class begins so any interested student should contact them WELL BEFORE that 3 week deadline.
You choose which option best suits your needs, reach out to one of our Admissions Coordinators and we will help you from there! Contact us today!
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