Oregon contains three schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Apollo College-Portland Inc, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in OR, has a total student population of 1,990 and is the 1540th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 veterinary technician schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Apollo College-Portland Inc comes out as the most expensive ($21,132/yr), with Linn-Benton Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,982/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,040 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $80,080. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $29,950/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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