North Carolina contains five schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Davidson County Community College, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in NC, has a total student population of 4,101 and is the 4128th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 veterinary technician schools in North Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Davidson County Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,186/yr), with Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,538/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 1,740 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $93,350. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $26,510/yr and there are 2,570 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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