Veterinary in Delaware

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Schools Offering Veterinary Medicine Programs in Delaware


Around 0.2% of Delaware's graduates graduate from veterinary medicine degree programs every year. That means an estimated 62 veterinarians graduate from Delaware's 3 veterinary schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Delaware, which was ranked 23rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Delaware that has a veterinary program. It is located in Newark. 52 students graduated with a degree in veterinary from University of Delaware in 2010. Tuition at University of Delaware was $10,208 per year.

Delaware State University, which is located in Dover, is the second-ranked school in Delaware that has a veterinary program. It received a ranking of 50th in the country in 2010. Delaware State University charged in-state students $6,731 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Delaware that has a veterinary program is Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Georgetown. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens veterinary program. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens charged in-state students $2,942 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Veterinary schools in Delaware, charge students an average tuition of $6,627 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $10,208 per year, or as little as $2,942 per year. The Delaware veterinary schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Delaware - located in Newark, students are charged $10,208 per year
  2. Delaware State University - located in Dover, students are charged $6,731 per year
  3. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year

The following Delaware veterinary schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year
  2. Delaware State University - located in Dover, students are charged $6,731 per year
  3. University of Delaware - located in Newark, students are charged $10,208 per year

A veterinary degree from a Delaware school... what next?

A large number of Delaware veterinary graduates become veterinarians. Delaware had 170 veterinarians in 2010. The largest populations of Delaware veterinarians are working in the following counties:

  1. New Castle County - 130 veterinarians
  2. Kent County - 30 veterinarians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of veterinarians in Delaware will grow by 16%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 250 veterinarians working in Delaware.

Salary

A veterinarian in Delaware earns $112,070 per year on average. However, Delaware veterinarians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $70,320 per year to more than $149,770 per year in 2010. The counties in Delaware with the highest average salary for a veterinarian are:

  1. Kent County - $149,650 per year
  2. New Castle County - $99,570 per year

The Delaware counties with the lowest average salary for veterinarians are:

  1. New Castle County - $99,570 per year
  2. Kent County - $149,650 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in veterinary medicine in Delaware and to compare salaries with various related fields such as veterinary or dog training, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Delaware
  • Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Delaware
  • Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Delaware

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,469 miles from location University of Delaware Newark DE 77.1351 30% 21,138
5,443 miles from location Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens Georgetown DE 11.5377 n/a 4,617
5,453 miles from location Delaware State University Dover DE 50.439 25% 3,609
 

Curious what studying Veterinary gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Delaware

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers + 660 $24,010 187.0%
2
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers + 240 $24,320 -20.0%
3
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 230 $29,650 27.8%
4
Veterinarians + 170 $112,070 -5.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are veterinary related jobs in Delaware