Hot Springs, AR has one veterinary assistant school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Arkansas State University-Beebe has a total student population of 4,491. It is the 4342nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 51st highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Veterinary Assistant students from Hot Springs 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.
Hot Springs lies in Garland county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Hot Springs area has 35,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $16/hr average worker wage, and a $33,910 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas State University-Beebe ends up costing a student $6,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hot Springs|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||42.8 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||49.4 miles|