Colorado contains seven schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in CO, has a total student population of 776 and is the 2185th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 veterinary technician schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology comes out as the most expensive ($18,680/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 1,560 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $74,670. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $29,620/yr and there are 2,420 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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