Natchitoches has a total population of 17,865 and a student population of 9,247. Of these students, 9,247 are enrolled in schools that offer veterinary programs.
Northwestern State University of Louisiana is the largest veterinary school in Natchitoches, based on student population. In 2010, Northwestern State University of Louisiana graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in veterinary.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in veterinary in Natchitoches in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Natchitoches's veterinary schools was $14,786 per year for instate students and $21,472 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for veterinary related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,682 per year, on average, for room and board at Natchitoches-based veterinary schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Natchitoches after graduating from veterinary school, you should know that job prospects for veterinarians in Natchitoches, which is the most popular veterinary profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,480 veterinarians in Louisiana, 40 were working in the greater Natchitoches area. Natchitoches's veterinarian workforce is projected to increase by 7% 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 Natchitoches is $26,040 per year, which is higher than the average for veterinarians state-wide.
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