San Jose has a general population of 894,943 and an overall student population of 56,775. Approximately 31,280 of San Jose's students are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
San Jose's largest veterinary school is San Jose State University. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Veterinary program at San Jose State University.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in veterinary from veterinary schools in San Jose in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at San Jose's veterinary schools was $21,336 per year for instate students and $32,496 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,734 for veterinary related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,017 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,174.
If you decide to work as a veterinarian in San Jose, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 19,500 veterinarians in California. Of these veterinarians, 670 were working in the greater San Jose area. The government projects that the number of veterinarians in San Jose will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in San Jose is $22,480 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for veterinarians.