Fort Wayne has a total population of 205,727 and a student population of 32,948. Of these students, 656 are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 1 veterinary schools in Fort Wayne, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is International Business College. In 2010, approximately 60 students graduated from the Veterinary program at International Business College.
A reported 60 students graduated with credentials in veterinary in Fort Wayne in 2010. If you decide to attend a veterinary school in Fort Wayne, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,760.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,375 for veterinary related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Wayne-based veterinary schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,245.
If you plan on staying in Fort Wayne after graduating from veterinary school, you should know that job prospects for veterinarians in Fort Wayne, which is the most popular veterinary profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 veterinarians in Indiana were working in the greater Fort Wayne area. The number of veterinarians in Fort Wayne is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in Fort Wayne is $18,780 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for veterinarians.