Kentucky contains three schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Murray State University, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in KY, has a total student population of 10,071 and is the 1983rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 veterinary technician schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($16,773/yr), with Morehead State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,053/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 720 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $95,020. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $26,430/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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