Illinois contains eight schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Fox College Inc, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in IL, has a total student population of 370 and is the 1969th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 veterinary technician schools in Illinois, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rockford Career College comes out as the most expensive ($15,278/yr), with John A Logan College as the lowest recorded at only $2,714/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Illinois 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 Illinois alone, there are 2,110 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $85,070. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $31,340/yr and there are 2,780 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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