With an overall population of 67,171 and a student population of 22,765, approximately 2,864 of Bellingham students attend one of Bellingham's schools that offer veterinary programs.
Bellingham Technical College is the largest veterinary school in Bellingham, based on student population. In 2010, Bellingham Technical College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in veterinary.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in veterinary from veterinary schools in Bellingham in 2010. In 2009 tuition at veterinary schools in Bellingham was $3,502 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a veterinary program in Bellingham.
If you plan on staying in Bellingham after graduating from veterinary school, you should know that job prospects for veterinarians in Bellingham, which is the most popular veterinary profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,860 veterinarians in Washington State, 100 were working in the greater Bellingham area. Bellingham's veterinarian workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in Bellingham is $24,670 per year, which is higher than the average for veterinarians state-wide.