South Carolina contains five schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Newberry College, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in SC, has a total student population of 1,103 and is the 611th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 veterinary technician schools in South Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Newberry College comes out as the most expensive ($16,984/yr), with Tri-County Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,909/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 730 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $99,630. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $28,170/yr and there are 1,060 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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