Chambersburg has a general population of 17,862 and an overall student population of 996. Approximately 840 of Chambersburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Chambersburg's largest veterinary school is Wilson College. In 2010, Wilson College graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in veterinary.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in veterinary from veterinary schools in Chambersburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a veterinary school in Chambersburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,930.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a veterinary program in Chambersburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,070 per year, on average, for room and board at Chambersburg-based veterinary schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,010.
After graduating with your credentials in veterinary, if you decide to work as a veterinarian in Chambersburg, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,050 veterinarians in Pennsylvania. Of these veterinarians, 350 were working in the greater Chambersburg area. By the year 2018, the number of veterinarians is expected to increase by 11% in Chambersburg. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in Chambersburg is $18,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for veterinarians.