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Palomar College Dental Assisting

Registered Dental Assisting Program

Program Costs

 TOTAL COST OF THE PALOMAR COLLEGE RDA PROGRAM IS APPROXIMATLY  $4,200! 

 Fall Semester Estimated Expenses – $2204 

    • Tuition ($46 per unit for CA Residents)                               $644*
    • Textbooks and Material Packets Fees                                  $275
    • Student Health Fee                                                              $20
    • Parking Permits                                                                    $40
    • Uniforms and Name Badge                                                  $150
    • Safety Glasses, Masks and Gloves                                        $175
    • Materials (Typodont and Instruments)                                 $900**

* Tuition and Fees are due at the time of enrollment.

**Payment for typodont Kits  is  due in August  and   instrument kits payment is due in September                                                          

Spring Semester Estimated Expenses – $817

    • Tuition ($46 per unit for CA Residents)                              $552*
    • Textbooks and Material Packets Fees                                 $125
    • Student Health Fee                                                              $20
    • Parking Permit                                                                      $40
    • Masks, Gowns and Gloves                                                    $80

* Tuition and Fees are due at the time of enrollment.                                           

Required before official acceptance to the  RDA Program – $550

    • Physical Exam                                                               $50*
    • Hepatitis Series of 3 Shots                                            $150*
    • Tdap and TB Test                                                         $100*
    • Vision Exam                                                                   $100*
    • Dental Cleaning, Exam and Bite-Wing X-rays              $100*
    • CPR Certification                                                           $50

*These expenses are estimated and may be covered completely or partially by insurance.

 NOTE: The above estimates do not include transportation costs to and from school and extern sites.