With an overall population of 108,787 and a student population of 61,766, approximately 29,282 of Clearwater students attend one of Clearwater's schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 1 veterinary schools in Clearwater, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is St Petersburg College. In 2010, St Petersburg College graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in veterinary.
In 2010, 82 students graduated with a veterinary degree in Clearwater. If you decide to attend a veterinary school in Clearwater, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,614.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for veterinary related books and supplies every year.
Many veterinary graduates choose to work as veterinarians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clearwater, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,580 veterinarians in Florida, 1,070 were working in the greater Clearwater area. Clearwater's veterinarian workforce is projected to 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 Clearwater is $20,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for veterinarians.