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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Tucson, Arizona

There are three schools close to Tucson, AZ offering veterinary assistant programs. 87 students graduated from programs at Tucson veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 72 of all these students graduated with certificates and 15 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

60 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Tucson, on average, every year. This accounts for 26% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the state of Arizona graduate. More specifically, 72 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 15 with an associate's level degree.

Three veterinary assistant schools are located in Tucson. Out of these, while one school is public, two schools are private. Public veterinary assistant school tuition is $1,412, while tuitions at a private veterinary assistant school are $13,295.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $2,703. The lowest tuition in Tucson, which is $1,412 every year, is at Pima Community College, while the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $13,295 each year, is at Carrington College-Tucson.

Tucson veterinary assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Tucson, Arizona

60 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Tucson, on average, every year. This accounts for 26% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the state of Arizona graduate. More specifically, 72 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 15 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Tucson, Arizona

  • Certificate 2006: 47
  • Certificate 2007: 31
  • Certificate 2008: 17
  • Certificate 2009: 38
  • Certificate 2010: 72
  • Associate 2006: 19
  • Associate 2007: 18
  • Associate 2008: 17
  • Associate 2009: 16
  • Associate 2010: 15

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Tucson, Arizona

Schools in Tucson offer a total of three veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, about 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Tucson, Arizona

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1

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: 16050
  • 25th Percentile: 17000
  • Median: 18640
  • 75th Percentile: 20700
  • 90th Percentile: 23840

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: 19150
  • Median Salary 2007: 19200
  • Median Salary 2008: 18940
  • Median Salary 2009: 18480
  • Median Salary 2010: 18640
  • Total Employed 2006: 400
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 330
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Tucson vs Arizona Veterinary Assistant Employment

Tucson vs Arizona Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Tucson: 28.750% (230)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Tucson, Arizona

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1. The Pima Medical Institute - Tucson

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

The Pima Medical Institute-Tucson offers one program in veterinary assisting and this school, which is just 10.0 miles from Oro Valley, is a short commute away from within Tucson. It is a for-profit 4-year institution and this school is one out of two Tucson institutions offering veterinary assisting.

2. Carrington College - Tucson

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

Carrington College-Tucson, which is located just 8.3 miles from neighboring Oro Valley, is 4.5 miles from Tucson, AZ and it is one of several campuses. and this school offers one veterinary assistant program.

3. Pima Community College

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

Pima Community College offers one veterinary assistant program and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. Overall, 36,823 students seek degrees in 112 Pima Community College programs.