Nebraska contains four schools that offer veterinary technician programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 veterinary technician schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($16,595/yr), with Northeast Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,671/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 550 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $71,330. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $26,330/yr and there are 530 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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