Cleveland Institute Of Dental Medical Assistants Mentor

Overview of Cleveland Institute Of Dental Medical Assistants Mentor

Students attend CIDMA in Mentor, OH, a small city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. CIDMA degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in medical adminstration.

CIDMA Selectivity

Applicants to CIDMA appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 163 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at CIDMA are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants, Inc. has a strong a nd unwavering 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 professionals to greater numbers of people with competence and efficiency. Students must excel both clinically and academically. They are encourged 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
5733 Hopkins Rd
Mentor , OH 44060-2035
General Phone: (216) 241-2930

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CIDMA Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology161dental assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Medical Administration54medical 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 years2154

CIDMA Student Body

In 2007-2008, CIDMA had a total enrollment of 163 students (432 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 18%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 16%
30-34 11%
35-39 6%
40-49 12%
50-64 7%

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 79 %

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 Mentor, 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 2110702)

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 8%CIDMA Female % of student body
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%CIDMA % of degrees in medical administration
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%CIDMA % students 40 years or older

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