Albany has a total population of 40,852 and a student population of 6,512. Of these students, 6,512 are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Albany's largest veterinary school is Linn-Benton Community College. In 2010, Linn-Benton Community College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in veterinary.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a veterinary certificate in Albany. If you decide to attend a veterinary school in Albany, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,108.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,260 for veterinary related books and supplies each year.
Many veterinary graduates choose to work as veterinarians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Albany, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,310 veterinarians in Oregon. Of these veterinarians, 40 were working in the greater Albany area. The government projects that the number of veterinarians in Albany will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
As a veterinarian in Albany, you can expect to make an average salary of $26,320 per year. This is higher than the average salary for veterinarians in the state.