Laramie has a general population of 27,204 and an overall student population of 13,654. Approximately 12,427 of Laramie's students are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 1 veterinary schools in Laramie, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is University of Wyoming. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated approximately 30 students with credentials in veterinary.
A total of 55 students graduated with credentials in veterinary from veterinary schools in Laramie in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Laramie's veterinary schools was $16,020 per year for instate students and $23,940 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for veterinary related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board at Laramie-based veterinary schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a veterinarian in Laramie, your job prospects are good. There were 260 veterinarians working in Wyoming and 80 working in the greater Laramie area in 2010. The government projects that the number of veterinarians in Laramie will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in Laramie is $20,060 per year, which is lower than the average for veterinarians state-wide.