Minot, ND has fourteen veterinary technician schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. North Dakota State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a veterinary technician program, has a total student population of 14,189. It is the 1427th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of North Dakota (#1 is University of Mary).
Veterinary Technician students from Minot 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.
Minot lies in Ward county, which is one of the 32 counties in North Dakota. Overall, the West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area has 52,680 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.05/hr average worker wage, and a $35,470 average annual salary.
Of the 14 veterinary technician schools with a 500-mile radius of Minot, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Twin Cities comes out as the most expensive ($24,850/yr) for veterinary technician students, with Northwest College as the lowest, reported at only $4,695/yr.
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