Jonesboro has a total population of 55,515 and a student population of 12,156. Of these students, 12,156 are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Arkansas State University-Main Campus is the largest veterinary school in Jonesboro, based on student population. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in veterinary.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in veterinary from veterinary schools in Jonesboro in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Jonesboro's veterinary schools was $17,226 per year for instate students and $25,146 per year for out of state students.
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 Jonesboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,856 per year, on average, for room and board at Jonesboro-based veterinary schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
If you plan on staying in Jonesboro after graduating from veterinary school, you should know that job prospects for veterinarians in Jonesboro, which is the most popular veterinary profession, are average. In 2010, there were 1,620 veterinarians in Arkansas. Of these veterinarians, 50 were working in the greater Jonesboro area. The number of veterinarians in Jonesboro is expected to increase by 10% 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 Jonesboro is $19,040 per year, which is higher than the average for veterinarians state-wide.
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