There are 2 veterinary schools in Fresno, California. With an overall population of 427,652 and a student population of 53,146, approximately 22,370 of Fresno students attend one of Fresno's schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 2 veterinary schools in Fresno, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Veterinary program at San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno.
A total of 39 students graduated with credentials in veterinary from veterinary schools in Fresno in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fresno's veterinary schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,444 per year in instate tuition and $29,604 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,288 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a veterinary program in Fresno. And if you live on campus at one of the Fresno-based veterinary schools, you will have an added expense of $7,577 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,457.
After graduating with your credentials in veterinary, if you decide to work as a veterinarian in Fresno, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 50 veterinarians in California were working in the greater Fresno area. The government projects that the number of veterinarians in Fresno will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in Fresno is $20,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for veterinarians.
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