Dental Assisting - Application Information

2023 Updates:

  • The interview component of the Dental Assisting application has been removed.
  • Positions in the Fall 2023 program will be determined solely on the points outlined on the application point sheet.
  • Dental clinic observations will not be required for 2023, but students may arrange to do observations for extra points. See the list of dental providers and observation form below.
  • See Application changes in Application Highlights below

Application Information

Enrollment in this program is limited to 30 students per year.

  • Applicants must be Oregon residents or have F1 status.
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or a GED by the start of Fall Term 2023.
  • By the start of the program, students must provide documentation of a physical examination, specific immunizations, background check & drug screen. Details will be given during the program orientation.
  • Program expenses including tuition plus differential pricing are approximately $8,000. Required student uniform, student issue, lab fees, and National Exam fees can total an additional $4690, for this nine-month program. For information about financial assistance, visit the Financial Aid Office.
Application Opens Application Closes Notification Date Application Highlights Mandatory Orientation:
March 15, 2023 May 15, 2023


Initial notification:
May 22, 2023

2023 Application Changes:

  • A Computer course will not be required, but will receive points in Section 2 Courses.
  • HP110 may be used for the Human Relations Requirement, but only once on the application.

June 7, 2023
2-4:30 PM