Waterloo has a general population of 68,747 and an overall student population of 6,825. Approximately 6,321 of Waterloo's students are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 1 veterinary schools in Waterloo, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is Hawkeye Community College. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Hawkeye Community College with credentials in veterinary.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a veterinary certificate in Waterloo. In 2009 tuition at veterinary schools in Waterloo was $3,640 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $940 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a veterinary program in Waterloo.
If you plan on staying in Waterloo after graduating from veterinary school, you should know that job prospects for veterinarians in Waterloo, which is the most popular veterinary profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,490 veterinarians in Iowa, 100 were working in the greater Waterloo area. Waterloo's veterinarian workforce is projected to increase by 18% 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 Waterloo is $17,660 per year, which is lower than the average for veterinarians state-wide.