Galen College Of Medical And Dental Assistants

Overview of Galen College Of Medical And Dental Assistants

Galen is in a large city, in Fresno, CA. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Galen earn degrees up to the Certificate.

Galen Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission.

Student Body

Galen, in 2007-2008, had 110 students (185 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at the school are minorities.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To increase the career options for entering students by providing the skills necessary to enter the allied health field. Motto: Training today for a healthier tomorrow."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Galen

Galen College of Medical and Dental Assistants
1325 N Wishon Ave
Fresno , CA 93728
General Phone: (559) 264-9700

Galen Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology96dental assistant, medical assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year962

Galen Student Body

In 2007-2008, Galen had a total enrollment of 110 students (185 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 12%
Black 6%
Hispanic 77%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 20%
20-21 27%
22-24 21%
25-29 15%
30-34 11%
35-39 2%
40-49 4%

Galen Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

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

Item Percent
Graduating 55%

Galen Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Galen Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Galen participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1202700)

Galen Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Galen Highlights

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What Sets Galen Apart:

Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Galen Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Galen Female % of student body

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