Arkansas contains one school that offers veterinary assistant programs. Arkansas State University-Beebe has a total student population of 4,491 and is the 4342nd highest ranked school in America.
Veterinary Assistant students from Arkansas schools who go on to become veterinary assistants, veterinary technicians, veterinarian assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 71,350 people working as veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $23,400. Also, Veterinary technologists and technicians make on average $30,580 per year and there are about 79,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are employed veterinary technologists and technicians earning an average yearly salary of $24,960. Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in this state earn $20,660/yr and there are 800 employed.
Also, within the veterinary assistant schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from veterinary assistant, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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