Nebraska contains four schools that offer veterinary assistant programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking veterinary assistant school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 veterinary assistant schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($16,595/yr), with Northeast Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,671/yr.
Veterinary Assistant students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 530 employed veterinary technologists and technicians earning an average yearly salary of $26,330. Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in this state earn $23,390/yr and there are 350 employed.
Also, within the veterinary assistant schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from veterinary assistant, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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