Connecticut contains two schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Northwestern Connecticut Community College, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in CT, has a total student population of 1,711 and is the 5749th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 veterinary technician schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern Connecticut Community College comes out as the most expensive ($5,868/yr), with Naugatuck Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,596/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 710 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $116,150. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $36,360/yr and there are 1,180 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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