Financial Options

Finding a dental assisting program that fits your style, schedule, and goals is important. To a lot of students, budget concerns are a very important consideration. National Dental Academy’s streamlined 10-week curriculum allows for lower costs than 1-2 year long programs that can cost up to $15,000. In comparison, NDA’s tuition is affordable and we offer accommodating payment schedules as well as financing options to help you afford this investment in your future.

Tuition Includes Everything

Everything you will need to complete your classes is included in your one-time fee of $4995 we do not a la carte portions of class, items needed to complete class or textbooks. We have included everything in your tuition to just make life a little easier. Please give us a call if you have any questions about tuition, financing, schedules or the enrollment process. We are here to help you get through the process quickly and efficiently! (715) 298-4447 ext. 1 for enrollment questions.

Included in Your Tuition

  • Dental Assisting Syllabus with course outline and lecture notes that are designed to minimize note taking and maximize learning
  • All Laboratory Fees and Dental X-ray training are included in your tuition
  • Use of the Modern Dental Assisting Course Textbook if desired (this is not a mandatory text for class but we do have it available)
  • 10 Saturdays of classroom style lecture in our digital classroom and dental assisting hands on clinical instruction
  • Use of all equipment, instrumentation, tools, and materials for NDA’s dental assisting training will be provided onsite at the National Dental Academy host dental office campus
  • Employment advisory services, including resumé help, job interview pointers, and placement assistance to identify potential employers
  • An opportunity for 10-15 hours of practical “on-the-job” dental assisting experience through our Job Shadow program
  • WI State Approved Certificate in Dental Assisting, dental assistant pin, and letter of recommendation will be awarded to students who have attained a 70% (passing) or above final course grade average
  • 40 hours of Dental Assisting Lecture in a class of 9 students or LESS
  • 40 hours of Hands-on Dental Assisting Lab Training in a class of 9 students or LESS
  • Full access to Google Classroom materials for the course
  • BLS/CPR for the Healthcare Provider Certification (2-year)
  • You will need to purchase your own uniform for class – Color: PEWTER

Payment Options

We are excited to partner with Mia Share to offer flexible, interest-free payment plans for your tuition. You can spread out the cost over manageable, fixed installments, making it easier to start your educational journey without the burden of paying the full tuition upfront. Enjoy peace of mind with no credit checks and a 100% approval rate. Everyone qualifies! 

Grant & Scholarship Opportunities

Job Center of Wisconsin

The National Dental Academy is on the approved training list for grant programs such as the WIOA program and FSET funding administered through the local job center.

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Department of Workforce Development

The Department of Workforce Development works directly with individuals from challenging life situations, who face hardship finding employment or face disadvantages that can make finding employment very difficult. They offer tuition assistance to those who qualify. The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is a federal/state program designed to obtain, maintain, and advance employment for people with disabilities by working with DVR consumers, employers, and other partners.

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Military One Source – Spouse Education & Career Opportunities

MyCAA – Military Spouse Support Accounts

Spouses of active-duty service members or spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserves in certain pay grades may be elligible for up to $4,000 in scholarships.

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Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)

The Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33) helps you pay for school or job training. If you’ve served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® .

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

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Start The Enrollment Process

Tuition is due either in part or in full upon enrollment, unless other payment arrangements have been made with us. The financial commitment required to formally hold one of our nine spots in class is $1000 at the time of enrollment.