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Schools Offering Veterinary Medicine Programs in Nebraska


Around 0.3% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from veterinary medicine degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 170 veterinarians graduate from Nebraska's 4 veterinary schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a veterinary program is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincoln. In 2010, 84 students graduated from University of Nebraska-Lincoln's veterinary program. Tuition at University of Nebraska-Lincoln was $7,224 per year.

Northeast Community College, which is located in Norfolk, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a veterinary program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northeast Community College graduated 25 students from its veterinary program. Northeast Community College charged in-state students $2,612 in tuition fees per year.

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a veterinary program. It is located in Curtis. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture veterinary program. Students at Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture paid $4,631 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Veterinary schools in Nebraska, charge students an average tuition of $6,642 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $12,100 per year, or as little as $2,612 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nebraska veterinary schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus - located in Omaha, students are charged $12,100 per year
  2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln - located in Lincoln, students are charged $7,224 per year
  3. Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture - located in Curtis, students are charged $4,631 per year

The following Nebraska veterinary schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Northeast Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $2,612 per year
  2. Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture - located in Curtis, students are charged $4,631 per year
  3. University of Nebraska-Lincoln - located in Lincoln, students are charged $7,224 per year

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

The highest percentage of veterinary graduates in Nebraska pursue careers as a veterinarian. 550 veterinarians were working in Nebraska in 2010. In Nebraska, the largest numbers of veterinarians work in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 170 veterinarians
  2. Antelope County - 100 veterinarians
  3. Arthur County - 100 veterinarians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 830 veterinarians will be working in Nebraska state. This would require the number of veterinarians to grow by 24%.

Salary

A veterinarian in Nebraska makes an average of $69,700 per year. However, Nebraska veterinarians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $29,420 per year to more than $159,130 per year in 2010. The following counties in Nebraska have the highest average salaries for veterinarians:

  1. Lancaster County - $82,990 per year
  2. Harrison County - $75,500 per year
  3. Adams County - $68,430 per year

On average, veterinarians earns the least in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Arthur County - $57,050 per year
  2. Antelope County - $65,170 per year
  3. Adams County - $68,430 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in veterinary medicine in Nebraska 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 Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Nebraska
  • Doctoral Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Nebraska
  • Certificate in Veterinary Medicine in Nebraska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,575 miles from location University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln NE 39.6491 67% 24,100
6,604 miles from location Northeast Community College Norfolk NE 24.9689 n/a 5,205
6,542 miles from location Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus Omaha NE 20.5152 n/a 748
6,775 miles from location Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Curtis NE 22.6626 n/a 425
 

Curious what studying Veterinary gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers + 1,150 $21,280 13.9%
2
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 590 $26,960 22.9%
3
Veterinarians + 550 $69,700 7.8%
4
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers + 230 $24,570 -28.1%
5
Animal Scientists + 40 n/a -20.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are veterinary related jobs in Nebraska