Veterinary in Maine

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Schools Offering Veterinary Medicine Programs in Maine


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Maine receive veterinary medicine degrees every year. That means an estimated 49 veterinarians graduate from Maine's 2 veterinary schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Maine, which is located in Orono, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a veterinary program. It received a ranking of 34th in the country in 2010. 31 students graduated with a degree in veterinary from University of Maine in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Maine was $10,142 per year.

University of Maine at Augusta, which is located in Augusta, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a veterinary program. It received a ranking of 90th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Maine at Augusta graduated 18 students from its veterinary program. Students at University of Maine at Augusta paid $7,125 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Maine's veterinary schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,634 per year, though tuition can range from $10,142 per year to $7,125 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine veterinary schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Maine - located in Orono, students are charged $10,142 per year
  2. University of Maine at Augusta - located in Augusta, students are charged $7,125 per year

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

  1. University of Maine at Augusta - located in Augusta, students are charged $7,125 per year
  2. University of Maine - located in Orono, students are charged $10,142 per year

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

Most people who graduate from veterinary school in Maine go on to work as a veterinarian. 280 veterinarians were working in Maine in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Maine veterinarians:

  1. Cumberland County - 180 veterinarians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 410 veterinarians will be working in Maine state. This would require the number of veterinarians to grow by 21%.

Salary

On average, veterinarians earn $80,600 per year. But, salaries for veterinarians can vary. In 2010, veterinarians made as little as less than $52,470 per year or as much as more than $145,300 per year in Maine. The following counties in Maine have the highest average salaries for veterinarians:

  1. Cumberland County - $82,435 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maine 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,192 miles from location University of Maine Orono ME 66.3523 36% 11,894
5,236 miles from location University of Maine at Augusta Augusta ME 9.60484 n/a 5,054
 

Curious what studying Veterinary gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers + 650 $20,690 85.7%
2
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 560 $29,920 60.0%
3
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers + 510 $28,530 -7.3%
4
Veterinarians + 280 $80,600 -9.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are veterinary related jobs in Maine