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Schools Offering Veterinary Medicine Programs in Hawaii


Around 0.2% of Hawaii's graduates graduate from veterinary medicine degree programs every year. Thus, Hawaii's 2 veterinary schools put out approximately 46 veterinarians each year.

Top Schools

University of Hawaii at Manoa, which was ranked 35th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Hawaii that has a veterinary program. It is located in Honolulu. In 2010, University of Hawaii at Manoa graduated 42 students from its veterinary program. Tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa was $8,095 per year.

Windward Community College, which was ranked 92nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Hawaii that has a veterinary program. It is located in Kaneohe. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Windward Community College veterinary program. The tuition rate at Windward Community College was $2,152 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Hawaii's veterinary schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,124 per year, though tuition can range from $8,095 per year to $2,152 per year. The Hawaii veterinary schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year
  2. Windward Community College - located in Kaneohe, students are charged $2,152 per year

The veterinary schools in Hawaii that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Windward Community College - located in Kaneohe, students are charged $2,152 per year
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year

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

The highest percentage of veterinary graduates in Hawaii pursue careers as a veterinarian. In 2010, there were 130 veterinarians working in Hawaii. The following counties have the largest number of Hawaii veterinarians:

  1. Honolulu County - 80 veterinarians
  2. Hawaii County - 40 veterinarians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of veterinarians in the state of Hawaii will grow to 200. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, veterinarians earn $99,370 per year. But, salaries for veterinarians can vary. In 2010, veterinarians made as little as less than $54,400 per year or as much as more than $114,110 per year in Hawaii. On average a veterinarian earns the most in the following Hawaii counties:

  1. Hawaii County - $119,410 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $88,720 per year

A veterinarian in the following counties in Hawaii make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Honolulu County - $88,720 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $119,410 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in veterinary medicine and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as veterinary or dog training.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Hawaii
  • Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Hawaii
  • Doctoral Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Hawaii
  • Certificate in Veterinary Medicine in Hawaii

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,349 miles from location University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu HI 64.5508 40% 20,435
10,344 miles from location Windward Community College Kaneohe HI 8.23652 n/a 2,316
 

Curious what studying Veterinary gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers + 400 $30,050 100.0%
2
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers + 320 $21,800 60.0%
3
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 170 $26,530 -32.0%
4
Veterinarians + 130 $99,370 8.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are veterinary related jobs in Hawaii