Oklahoma contains six schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Meridian Technology Center, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in OK, has a total student population of 576 and is the 2274th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 veterinary technician schools in Oklahoma, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Meridian Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($15,852/yr), with Tulsa Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,722/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 760 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $79,160. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $25,680/yr and there are 810 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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