Missouri contains six schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Midwest Institute, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in MO, has a total student population of 191 and is the 866th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 veterinary technician schools in Missouri, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hickey College comes out as the most expensive ($21,026/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods as the lowest recorded at only $2,865/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 1,010 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $71,600. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $30,530/yr and there are 1,180 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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