Rhode Island contains seven schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Mount Ida College, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in RI, has a total student population of 1,487 and is the 688th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 veterinary technician schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mount Ida College comes out as the most expensive ($26,553/yr), with Naugatuck Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,596/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 190 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $95,840. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $32,160/yr and there are 540 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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