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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Surprise, Arizona

There are seven schools conveniently located near Surprise, AZ offering veterinary assistant programs. 246 students graduated with degrees from Surprise veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 175 of all these students graduated with certificates and 71 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 216 students graduate from programs in Surprise in veterinary assisting per year. This accounts for close to 73% of students who Arizona schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, 175 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 71 with an associate's level degree.

Seven veterinary assistant schools are located in Surprise. And of these, six schools are private, while one school is public. Private veterinary assistant school tuition varies from $10,150 to $27,435, while tuitions at a public veterinary assistant school are $1,734.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $5,073. While the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $27,435 every year, is at Kaplan College-Phoenix, the lowest tuition in Surprise, which is $1,734 per year, is at Mesa Community College.

Schools in Surprise offer certificates and associates degrees in veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Surprise, Arizona

On average, 216 students graduate from programs in Surprise in veterinary assisting per year. This accounts for close to 73% of students who Arizona schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, 175 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 71 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Surprise, Arizona

  • Certificate 2006: 172
  • Certificate 2007: 174
  • Certificate 2008: 133
  • Certificate 2009: 199
  • Certificate 2010: 175
  • Associate 2006: 95
  • Associate 2007: 19
  • Associate 2008: 53
  • Associate 2009: 79
  • Associate 2010: 71

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Surprise, Arizona

Surprise schools offer a total of seven programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, about 57.1% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Surprise, Arizona

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 3

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: 16210
  • 25th Percentile: 17280
  • Median: 19040
  • 75th Percentile: 23800
  • 90th Percentile: 27780

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: 22120
  • Median Salary 2007: 20580
  • Median Salary 2008: 20220
  • Median Salary 2009: 19770
  • Median Salary 2010: 19040
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 560
  • Total Employed 2008: 590
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Surprise vs Arizona Veterinary Assistant Employment

Surprise vs Arizona Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Surprise: 51.250% (410)

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1. Anthem College - Phoenix

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

2. Carrington College - Mesa

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

3. Carrington College - Phoenix

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

4. Kaplan College - Phoenix

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

5. Mesa Community College

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

6. The Pima Medical Institute - Mesa

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

7. The Pima Medical Institute - East Valley

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