Corning, NY has four veterinary schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johnson College, the highest ranked school in this group with a veterinary program, has a total student population of 411. It is the 302nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Veterinary students from Corning 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.
Corning lies in Steuben county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area has 195,850 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $17.71/hr average worker wage, and a $36,840 average annual salary.
Of the 4 veterinary schools with a 100-mile radius of Corning, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cornell University comes out as the most expensive ($26,242/yr) for veterinary students, with SUNY College of Technology at Alfred as the lowest, reported at only $11,947/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Corning|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||2.4 miles|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||86.7 miles|