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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Arizona

There are ten schools in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 333 students graduated from programs at Arizona veterinary assistant schools. 247 of all these students graduated with certificates and 86 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 276 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting each year. This accounts for 5% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 247 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 86 with a degree at the associate's level.

Ten veterinary assistant schools are in this southwestern state. And out of these, eight schools are private, while two schools are public. Tuition at a private veterinary assistant school varies from $10,150 to $27,435, while public veterinary assistant school tuition varies from $1,412 to $1,734.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $4,113. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,412 every year, is at Pima Community College, while the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $27,435 each year, is at Kaplan College-Phoenix.

Arizona veterinary assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 276 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting each year. This accounts for 5% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 247 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 86 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 219
  • Certificate 2007: 205
  • Certificate 2008: 150
  • Certificate 2009: 237
  • Certificate 2010: 247
  • Associate 2006: 114
  • Associate 2007: 37
  • Associate 2008: 70
  • Associate 2009: 95
  • Associate 2010: 86

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in Arizona offer a total of ten programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, around 60% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 4

Career Trends

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16150
  • 25th Percentile: 17190
  • Median: 18910
  • 75th Percentile: 22330
  • 90th Percentile: 25810

Career Trends

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20520
  • Median Salary 2007: 19470
  • Median Salary 2008: 19550
  • Median Salary 2009: 19200
  • Median Salary 2010: 18910
  • Total Employed 2006: 1370
  • Total Employed 2007: 1070
  • Total Employed 2008: 1080
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 800

Arizona vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Arizona vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.134% (800)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Arizona

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1. Carrington College - Mesa

630 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 212-1600

Carrington College-Mesa is 1.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one veterinary assistant program. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

2. The Pima Medical Institute - Mesa

957 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 644-0267

The Pima Medical Institute-Mesa offers one program in veterinary assisting and it is 2.8 miles from the center of the city. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

3. The Pima Medical Institute - Tucson

3350 East Grant Road- Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-1600

The Pima Medical Institute-Tucson is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one veterinary assistant program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assistant programs.

4. Kaplan College - Phoenix

13610 N Black Canyon Hwy- Ste 104
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(602) 548-1955

Kaplan College-Phoenix offers one program in veterinary assisting. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

5. Carrington College - Tucson

3550 N Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705-5885
(520) 888-5885

Carrington College-Tucson is 4.5 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in veterinary assisting.

6. Anthem College - Phoenix

1515 E Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 279-9700

Anthem College-Phoenix is 3.5 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assisting.

7. Carrington College - Phoenix

8503 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
(602) 393-5900

Carrington College-Phoenix is 8.2 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. Overall, 977 students seek degrees in eight Carrington College-Phoenix programs. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assisting.

8. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assisting.

9. The Pima Medical Institute - East Valley

2160 S Power Rd
Mesa, AZ 85209
(480) 898-9898

The Pima Medical Institute-East Valley offers one program in veterinary assisting and PMI, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mesa, AZ. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assistant programs.

10. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Founded in 1970, Mohave Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near Kingman, is located in a rural setting. This community college offers students 52 certificates and 54 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 6,686 students sought degrees from the 75 programs at this medium-sized college. This college offers subjects such as homeland security, dental hygiene, and culinary arts. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

11. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College offers one veterinary assistant program and it is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.