B&DA Inc. Billing and Doctor's Assisting School

5309 Lincoln Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077

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Main telephone 847.324.4019
Request more information Email
Contact person name Mariya Volodina
Contact person title President
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 847.324.4019
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Public or private Private
Type of school Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
Date founded 2000
Degrees offered Certificate
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Board of Higher Education
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act eligible training provider All programs are approved by WIOA
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Population of city the school is in 63,348
Public transportation to campus CTA bus numbers 97 and 215. CTA Yellow line stop Oakton Street.
Student parking on campus Free public parking
County Cook
Visitor information website Find more information on this website
School visit availability By appointment
Contact to set up school visit Mariya Volodina
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Percentage of students 25 or older 90%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) Clinical Dental Assistant: $4,000
Administrative Dental Assistant: $1,000
Medical Assistant $5,000
Clinical and Administrative Dental Assistant: $5,000
Medical Billing and Coding: $4,500
Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant: $7,000
Tuition refund policy 1. B&DA Inc will, when a student gives written notice of cancellation, provide a refund in the amount of at least the following:
a. When notice of cancellation is given before midnight of the fifth business day after the date of enrollment but prior to the first day of class, all application registration fees, tuition, and any other charges shall be refunded to the student;
b. When notice of cancellation is given after midnight of the fifth business day following acceptance but prior to the close of business on the student’s first day of class attendance, the school may retain no more than the application registration fee which may not exceed $150 or 50% of the cost of tuition, whichever is less;
c. When notice of cancellation is given after the student’s completion of the first day of class attendance, but prior to the student’s completion of 5% of the course of instruction, the school may retain the application registration fee, an amount not to exceed 10% of the tuition and other instructional charges or $300, whichever is less, and, subject to the limitations of paragraph 12 of this Section, the cost of any books or materials which have been provided by the school.
d. When a student has completed in excess of 5% of the course of instruction the school may retain the application registration fee but shall refund a part of the tuition and other instructional charges in accordance with whichever of the following applies:
2. A student, who on personal initiative and without solicitation enrolls, starts, and completes a course of instruction before midnight of the fifth business day after the enrollment agreement is signed, is not subject to the cancellation provisions of this Section.
3. Applicants not accepted by the school shall receive a refund of all tuition and fees paid within 30 calendar days after the determination of non acceptance is made.
4. Application registration fees shall be chargeable at initial enrollment and shall not exceed $150 or 50% of the cost of tuition, whichever is less.
5. Deposits or down payments shall become part of the tuition.
6. The school shall mail a written acknowledgement of a student’s cancellation or written withdrawal to the student within 15 calendar days of the postmark date of notification. Such written acknowledgement is not necessary if a refund has been mailed to the student within the 15 calendar days.
7. All student refunds shall be made by the school within 30 calendar days from the date of receipt of the student’s cancellation.
8. A student may give notice of cancellation to the school in writing. The unexplained absence of a student from a school for more than 15 school days shall constitute constructive notice of cancellation to the school. For purposes of cancellation the date shall be the last day of attendance.
9. B&DA Inc may make refunds which exceed those prescribed in this Section. If the school has a refund policy that returns more money to a student than those policies prescribed in this Section, that refund policy must be filed with the Superintendent.
10. B&DA Inc will refund all monies paid to it in any of the following circumstances:
a. the school did not provide the prospective student with a copy of the student’s valid enrollment agreement and a current catalog or bulletin;
b. the school cancels or discontinues the course of instruction in which the student has enrolled;
c. the school fails to conduct classes on days or times scheduled, detrimentally affecting the student.
11. B&DA Inc will refund any book and materials fees when: (a) the book and materials are returned to the school unmarked; and (b) the student has provided the school with a notice of cancellation.
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
Pre-payment plan (if you pay your entire tuition when you enroll, you don't have to pay higher prices if tuition increases) Yes
Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years) Yes
Other tuition waiver information Low income, unemployment
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Financial aid contact title Workforce Development Center of Cook County
Financial aid phone 847.699.9040
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored Yes
Other veteran's benefits information MyCAA
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Admissions contact person Mariya Volodina
Admissions contact title President
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 847.361.4194
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Number of male applicants 2
Number of male applicants accepted 2
Number of male applicants who enrolled 2
Number of female applicants 25
Number of female applicants accepted 25
Number of female applicants who enrolled 25
Total number of applicants 27
Total number of applicants accepted 27
Total number of applicants who enrolled 27
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Admission is available No terms. The classes are run as the classroom size is filled.
Application fee $50
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
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Pre-certification training Yes
Certificate or diploma Yes
School catalog website Find more information on this website
Academic calendar Clock hours, upon demand
Grading system Letter grades
Number of faculty on campus 2
Student faculty ratio 5 :1
Average class size
Lecture 5
Evenings Yes
Part time Yes
Short-term courses Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Other attendance options Evening, morning, and weekend courses.
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
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Housing contact person Mariya Volodina
Housing contact title Director of Education
Housing contact e-mail Email
Housing phone 847.324.4019
Housing office website Find more information on this website
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Academic advising Yes
English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Reading and study skills courses Yes
Tutoring Yes
Basic job skills Yes
Low-income students Yes
Minorities Yes
Veterans Yes
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Career contact person Mariya Volodina
Career contact title President
Career contact e-mail address Email
Career contact phone 847.324.4019
Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 86%
Was counseled by the career services office 100%
Alumni networking and mentoring Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.