Portland has a general population of 529,121 and an overall student population of 81,664. Approximately 30,161 of Portland's students are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
The largest veterinary school in Portland, by student population, is Portland Community College. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Veterinary program at Portland Community College.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a veterinary degree in Portland. In 2009 tuition at veterinary schools in Portland was $2,944 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,545 for veterinary related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a veterinarian in Portland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,930 veterinarians in Oregon. Of these veterinarians, 1,060 were working in the greater Portland area. The government projects that the number of veterinarians in Portland will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in Portland is $20,830 per year, which is higher than the average for veterinarians state-wide.