CDA Fees & Costs

 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 Servicesprovides information and assistance for students requiring financial aid. Various funding programs are available for students needing financial help.


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

 Tuition $6000.00
 Lab Fee  $245.00
 Lab Coat & Nametag (provided by UFV)  $60.00
 Uniforms, Duty Shoes & Safety Glasses  $300.00
 Coursepacks  $300.00
 CPR - Level C Course  $75.00
 Field Trips (Conventions, etc.)  $75.00
 School Supplies  $100.00
 Textbooks  $500.00
 Kilgore Dentoform  $180.00
 Request to Graduate Fee  $25.00

 Additional Fees (SUS Membership, Cascade student newspaper, Health & Dental, etc.)

 Rough Estimate Cost  $7860.00


Please Note:

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

Fees are subject to change.

Application Fee $336.00
Practicing License Fee $130.00
National Dental Assisting Examining Board (NDAEB) Exam $450.00
Certified Dental Assistants of B.C. (CDABC) Membership $140.00

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