Louisiana contains five schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in LA, has a total student population of 934 and is the 2004th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 veterinary technician schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delgado Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,925/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 530 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $81,930. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $23,700/yr and there are 630 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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