Lake City has a total population of 9,980 and a student population of 3,187. Of these students, 3,187 are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 1 veterinary schools in Lake City, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is Florida Gateway College. In 2010, Florida Gateway College graduated approximately 0 students from its veterinary program.
In 2009 tuition at veterinary schools in Lake City was $2,448 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for veterinary related books and supplies each year.
Many veterinary graduates choose to work as veterinarians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lake City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 11,650 veterinarians in Florida, 150 were working in the greater Lake City area. The government projects that the number of veterinarians in Lake City will increase by 13% 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 Lake City is $18,510 per year, which is lower than the average for veterinarians state-wide.