Veterinary in Nevada

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Schools Offering Veterinary Medicine Programs in Nevada


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Nevada graduates receive degrees in veterinary medicine. In other words, every year an estimated 111 veterinarians graduate from Nevada's 3 veterinary schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada with a veterinary program is University of Nevada-Reno, which is located in Reno. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. 28 students graduated with a degree in veterinary from University of Nevada-Reno in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Nevada-Reno was $5,561 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada with a veterinary program is Pima Medical Institute, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. 72 students graduated with degree in veterinary from Pima Medical Institute in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Nevada that has a veterinary program is Truckee Meadows Community College. Truckee Meadows Community College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Reno. 6 students graduated with degree in veterinary from Truckee Meadows Community College in 2010. Students at Truckee Meadows Community College paid $2,243 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nevada veterinary school, average tuition will be $2,601 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,243 per year to $5,561 per year. In 2010, the veterinary schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nevada were:

  1. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year
  2. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

The following Nevada veterinary schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year

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

A large number of Nevada veterinary graduates become veterinarians. 410 veterinarians were working in Nevada in 2010. The Nevada counties with the largest populations of veterinarians are:

  1. Clark County - 270 veterinarians
  2. Pinal County - 70 veterinarians
  3. Churchill County - 30 veterinarians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of veterinarians is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 550 veterinarians working in the Nevada then.

Salary

On average, veterinarians earn $88,830 per year. However, this number is only an average. veterinarians in Nevada had varying salaries from $30,480 to $134,330 per year in 2010. A veterinarian in the following Nevada counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Churchill County - $79,250 per year
  2. Clark County - $79,160 per year

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

  1. Clark County - $79,160 per year
  2. Churchill County - $79,250 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in veterinary medicine. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Nevada
  • Certificate in Veterinary Medicine in Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
7,611 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Las Vegas NV 22.0107 n/a 992
 

Curious what studying Veterinary gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers + 1,180 $23,360 51.3%
2
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers + 680 $22,390 9.7%
3
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 530 $35,070 3.9%
4
Veterinarians + 410 $88,830 24.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are veterinary related jobs in Nevada