California contains 20 schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Western Career College-Pleasant Hill, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in CA, has a total student population of 615 and is the 1383rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 veterinary technician schools in California, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-Pleasant Hill comes out as the most expensive ($25,515/yr), with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $2,897/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from California schools who go on to become veterinary technicians, veterinarians, veterinarian assistants, veterinary scientistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,200 people working as veterinary technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,580. Also, Veterinarians make on average $90,110 per year and there are about 54,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the California alone, there are 5,160 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $99,940. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $35,720/yr and there are 9,310 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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