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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Colorado

There are seven schools in the state of Colorado offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 469 students graduated with degrees from Colorado veterinary assistant schools. 303 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 166 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 438 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting every year. This accounts for 8% of veterinary assistant students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 166 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 303 with an associate's level degree.

Seven veterinary assistant schools are in Colorado. Out of these, four schools are public, while three schools are private. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $1,650 to $2,625, while tuition at a private veterinary assistant school varies from $9,656 to $10,150.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $3,543. While the lowest tuition in this Rocky Mountain state, which is $1,650 every year, is at Colorado Mountain College, the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $10,150 every year, is at the Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology.

Colorado veterinary assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 438 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting every year. This accounts for 8% of veterinary assistant students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 166 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 303 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 123
  • Certificate 2007: 113
  • Certificate 2008: 110
  • Certificate 2009: 88
  • Certificate 2010: 166
  • Associate 2006: 313
  • Associate 2007: 290
  • Associate 2008: 298
  • Associate 2009: 265
  • Associate 2010: 303

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of eight programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, close to 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 4
  • 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: 16060
  • 25th Percentile: 17790
  • Median: 20760
  • 75th Percentile: 23590
  • 90th Percentile: 27970

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: 18530
  • Median Salary 2007: 20660
  • Median Salary 2008: 20200
  • Median Salary 2009: 21530
  • Median Salary 2010: 20760
  • Total Employed 2006: 940
  • Total Employed 2007: 740
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 690
  • Total Employed 2010: 660

Colorado vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Colorado vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 0.936% (660)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Colorado

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1. Pickens Technical College

500 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011-9307
(303) 344-4910x27734

Pickens Technical College offers one veterinary assistant program and it is located in Aurora, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 1,195 students pursue degrees in 27 programs at this vocational school, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary assisting.

2. The Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology

1681 S Dayton St
Denver, CO 80247
(303) 751-8700

The Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology, which is 6.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Denver, CO and this school offers one program in veterinary assisting. This school ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

3. The Pima Medical Institute - Denver

7475 Dakin St Suite 100
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 426-1800

The Pima Medical Institute-Denver is in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado and PMI offers one program in veterinary assisting. Overall, 1,144 students pursue degrees in ten Pima Medical Institute-Denver programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in veterinary assisting.

4. The Pima Medical Institute - Colorado Springs

3770 Citadel Drive North
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 482-7462

The Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown and PMI offers one veterinary assistant program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. PMI ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

5. Colorado Mountain College

831 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233
(800) 621-8559

Colorado Mountain College is located in Glenwood Springs, CO. It offers two programs in veterinary assisting. Out of those, it offers students one veterinary assistant certificate and one degree at the associate's level in veterinary assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary assistant programs.

6. The Community College of Denver

1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204-2026
(303) 556-2600

The Community College of Denver offers one program in veterinary assisting and this college is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in veterinary assisting.

7. Front Range Community College

3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 404-5000

Front Range Community College offers one program in veterinary assisting and it is in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado. 20,092 students pursue degrees in 54 Front Range Community College programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary assisting.