New York School For Medical And Dental Assistants

Overview of New York School For Medical And Dental Assistants

Long Island City, NY is home to NYSMDA. Long Island City is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at NYSMDA go up to the Certificate.

NYSMDA Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

NYSMDA has 398 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants is a career-oriented, co-educational institution that believes that the basic purpose of education is to prepare one for the highest degree of self-realization through quality education and training necessary to face the complexities of today's society. The ultimate goal of the institution lies in its responsibility, to both the students and the community, to provide educational opportunities through short-term programs designed to prepare a student for immediate employment in a chosen field of study upon graduation with an emphasis on serving the needs of the community."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting NYSMDA

New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants
33-10 Queens Blvd
Long Island City , NY 11101
General Phone: (718) 793-2330

NYSMDA Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology390dental assistant, medical assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3902

NYSMDA Student Body

In 2007-2008, NYSMDA had a total enrollment of 398 students (360 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 12%
20-21 22%
22-24 24%
25-29 22%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

NYSMDA Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 76%

NYSMDA Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

NYSMDA Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
NYSMDA participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1055100)

NYSMDA Degree Programs (2007)

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

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NYSMDA Highlights

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What Sets NYSMDA Apart:

Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%NYSMDA Minority % of student body
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 12%NYSMDA Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%NYSMDA Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%NYSMDA Female % of student body

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