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Veterinary Assistant Schools in San Jose, California

There are five schools located near San Jose, CA offering veterinary assistant programs. 122 students graduated from programs at San Jose veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 122 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 0 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 116 students graduate from programs in San Jose in veterinary assisting every year. This accounts for one-quarter of the veterinary assistant students who California schools graduate. 122 students graduated with a veterinary assistant degree at the associate's level.

Five veterinary assistant schools are in San Jose. And of these, three schools are private, while two schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $744 to $894, while private veterinary assistant school tuitions are $17,056.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $3,979. The lowest tuition in San Jose, which is $744 per year, is at Hartnell College, while the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $17,056 each year, is at Carrington College California-San Leandro.

Veterinary assistant schools in San Jose offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Jose, California

On average, 116 students graduate from programs in San Jose in veterinary assisting every year. This accounts for one-quarter of the veterinary assistant students who California schools graduate. 122 students graduated with a veterinary assistant degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Jose, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 114
  • Associate 2007: 90
  • Associate 2008: 110
  • Associate 2009: 105
  • Associate 2010: 122

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in San Jose, California

San Jose schools offer a total of six veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, close to 83.3% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in San Jose, California

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 5

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: 19250
  • 25th Percentile: 22720
  • Median: 33020
  • 75th Percentile: 43280
  • 90th Percentile: 49640

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: 25460
  • Median Salary 2007: 24220
  • Median Salary 2008: 25300
  • Median Salary 2009: 34690
  • Median Salary 2010: 33020
  • Total Employed 2006: 430
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 445

San Jose vs California Veterinary Assistant Employment

San Jose vs California Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in San Jose: 6.412% (445)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in San Jose, California

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1. Carrington College California - San Jose

6201 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119
(408) 360-0848

Carrington College California-San Jose, which is located just 45.2 miles from South San Francisco, is a short commute away from within San Jose and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one veterinary assistant program. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in San Jose, CA.