Cleveland Institute Of Dental Medical Assistants

Overview of Cleveland Institute Of Dental Medical Assistants

The campus of CIDMA is in Cleveland, OH, which is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at CIDMA include, at the school's highest level, the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in medical adminstration.

CIDMA Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes CIDMA an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 126 students enrolled (364 full-time equivalent). CIDMA has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants, Inc. has a strong and unwarvering committment to train and place personnel in the para-medical field who are qualified to assist physicians and dentists. Specialized training enables graduates to further extend the services offered by healthcare professionsals to greater numbers of people with competence and efficiency. Students must excel both clinically and academically. They are encouraged and motivated to become an integral part of, and a credit to the allied health professions."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting CIDMA

Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants
2450 Prospect Ave E. 2nd Flr.
Cleveland , OH 44115-2285
General Phone: (216) 241-2930

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CIDMA Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology145dental assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Medical Administration31medical records admin

Number of programs and degrees for CIDMA in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1764

CIDMA Student Body

In 2007-2008, CIDMA had a total enrollment of 126 students (364 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 20%
20-21 17%
22-24 23%
25-29 19%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


CIDMA Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 77 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 58%

CIDMA Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cleveland, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

CIDMA Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
CIDMA participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2110700)

CIDMA Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

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CIDMA Highlights

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What Sets CIDMA Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%CIDMA Female % of student body
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%CIDMA Minority % of student body
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%CIDMA % of degrees in medical administration

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