Cedar Rapids has a total population of 120,758 and a student population of 22,330. Of these students, 18,254 are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 1 veterinary schools in Cedar Rapids, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is Kirkwood Community College. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Kirkwood Community College with credentials in veterinary.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in veterinary in Cedar Rapids in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,330 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,410 for veterinary related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in veterinary, if you decide to work as a veterinarian in Cedar Rapids, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,490 veterinarians in Iowa. Of these veterinarians, 120 were working in the greater Cedar Rapids area. The number of veterinarians in Cedar Rapids is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
As a veterinarian in Cedar Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,190 per year. This is lower than the average salary for veterinarians in the state.