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Certified Dental Assistant

Fees and costs

Certified dental assistant
Tuition $6156.80
Ancillary fee
$615.60

Experiential Learning & Wellness fee

$123.20
Tuition and fees (for the program, paid over 3 semesters) $6895.60
Student union & society fees (per semester) $161.50
Health & dental plan fee (Sept - Aug)
$195.59

 

The ancillary fee provides support for activities, athletics, library and technical services, student software, and student spaces. It's set at 10% of tuition, and is charged per credit.


The Experiential Learning & Wellness fee provides support for students in the form of experiential and co-curricular learning opportunities, expansion of the Co-Curricular Record, health & well-being, and peer mentoring. It is set at 2% of the tuition.


UFV collects fees on behalf of the Student Union Society, the Cascade Journalism Society, and UFV Campus and Community Radio every semester. Learn more about student union & society fees.


Financial Assistance

Please refer to Program Fees for an overview of program expenses. Financial planning prior to entering the program is essential. Financial resources must be in place so that a lack of funds does not become a stressor that will interfere with your program studies and inhibit progression through the program. The UFV Financial Aid Services provides information and assistance for students requiring financial aid. Various funding programs are available for students needing financial help.

Additional fees and costs

The following fees are approximate and may vary with each individual student:

Lab Fee

$405.45

Lab Coat & Nametag (ordered through UFV)

$120.00

Uniforms, Duty Shoes & Safety Glasses

$350.00

Coursepacks

$300.00

CPR - Level C Course

$75.00

Field Trips (Conventions, etc.)

$100.00

School Supplies

$100.00

Textbooks

$579.04

Kilgore Dentoform

$500.00

Request to Graduate fee & Regalia Rental Fee

$75.00

Parking (estimated)

$480.00

Total estimated cost of CDA program (Approx.)

$10,725.18

 

Please Note:

Upon graduation from the Certified Dental Assistant Program, it is the student's responsibility to apply and license with the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C.

Please note: Fees below are based on 2020/2021 fees and are subject to change in 2021/2022.

Application Fee

$354.00

Practicing License Fee (temporary) $12.50/month x 3 months

$38.76

National Dental Assisting Examining Board (NDAEB) Exam

$700.00

Certified Dental Assistants of BC (CDABC) Student Membership

$30.00

Total estimated cost (Approx.)

$1,122.76

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