There are schools offering veterinary programs in Minnesota!
Schools Offering Veterinary Medicine Programs in Minnesota
The top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a veterinary program is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities graduated 93 students from its veterinary program. The tuition rate at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was $12,288 per year.
The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a veterinary program is University of Minnesota-Crookston, which is located in Crookston. In 2010, it was ranked 46th nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from University of Minnesota-Crookston veterinary program. Tuition at University of Minnesota-Crookston was $10,623 per year.
Minnesota School of Business, which was ranked 46th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a veterinary program. It is located in Minneapolis. 29 students graduated with degree in veterinary from Minnesota School of Business in 2010. Tuition at Minnesota School of Business was $15,660 per year.
Tuition at Minnesota's veterinary schools ranges from $19,812 per year to $5,159 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,873 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota veterinary schools were charged at the following schools:
- Argosy University-Twin Cities - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $19,812 per year
- Duluth Business University - located in Duluth, students are charged $15,785 per year
- Minnesota School of Business-Elk River - located in Elk River, students are charged $15,660 per year
The veterinary schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Minnesota were:
- Rochester Community and Technical College - located in Rochester, students are charged $5,159 per year
- Ridgewater College - located in Willmar, students are charged $5,280 per year
- University of Minnesota-Crookston - located in Crookston, students are charged $10,623 per year
A veterinary degree from a Minnesota school... what next?
The highest percentage of veterinary graduates in Minnesota pursue careers as a veterinarian. If you decide to work as a veterinarian in Minnesota, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,210 Minnesota veterinarians as of 2010. The Minnesota counties with the largest populations of veterinarians are:
- Anoka County - 800 veterinarians
- Carlton County - 80 veterinarians
- Becker County - 80 veterinarians
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of veterinarians is expected to grow by 32% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,780 veterinarians working in the Minnesota then.
On average, a veterinarian earns a salary of $94,680 per year in Minnesota state. However, Minnesota veterinarians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $27,820 per year to more than $159,780 per year in 2010. On average a veterinarian earns the most in the following Minnesota counties:
- Anoka County - $104,080 per year
- Dodge County - $99,170 per year
- Benton County - $83,580 per year
The Minnesota counties with the lowest average salary for veterinarians are:
- Big Stone County - $65,630 per year
- Becker County - $67,510 per year
- Brown County - $76,800 per year
For more data regarding a career in veterinary medicine in Minnesota 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 Minnesota
- Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Minnesota
- Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Minnesota
- Doctoral Degree in Veterinary Medicine in Minnesota
- Certificate in Veterinary Medicine in Minnesota
Curious what studying Veterinary gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Minnesota
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Veterinary Technologists and Technicians||1,870||$33,580||15.4%|
|Nonfarm Animal Caretakers||1,760||$22,070||8.6%|
|Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers||1,020||$24,520||15.9%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
Below are veterinary related jobs in Minnesota