Arkansas contains one school that offers veterinary programs. Arkansas State University-Beebe has a total student population of 4,491 and is the 4342nd highest ranked school in America.
Veterinary students from Arkansas schools who go on to become veterinarians, animal trainers, dog trainers, veterinary technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 54,130 people working as veterinarians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,110. Also, Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers make on average $23,400 per year and there are about 71,350 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 800 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $20,660. Veterinarians in this state earn $74,750/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the veterinary schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from veterinary, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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