Nevada contains two schools that offer veterinary programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking veterinary school in NV, has a total student population of 992 and is the 3656th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 veterinary schools in Nevada, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($18,333/yr), with College of Southern Nevada as the lowest recorded at only $8,990/yr.
Veterinary students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 750 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $21,440. Veterinarians in this state earn $81,490/yr and there are 390 employed.
Also, within the veterinary schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from veterinary, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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