Twin Falls has a general population of 34,469 and an overall student population of 8,169. Approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 1 veterinary schools in Twin Falls, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Veterinary program at College of Southern Idaho.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a veterinary degree in Twin Falls. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Twin Falls veterinary schools was an average of $17,048 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for veterinary related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Twin Falls-based veterinary schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
If you decide to work as a veterinarian in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 veterinarians in Idaho were working in the greater Twin Falls area. By the year 2018, the number of veterinarians is expected to increase by 32% in Twin Falls. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in Twin Falls is $50,010 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for veterinarians.