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Veterinary Schools in Colorado

There are eight Colorado schools offering veterinary programs. In 2010, 600 students graduated from programs at Colorado veterinary schools. 303 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 166 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

572 students graduate from programs in Colorado in veterinary medicine, on average, every year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary programs. Of those, 166 students graduated with veterinary certificates, 303 with an associate's level degree, and 131 with a doctorate level degree.

Eight veterinary schools are in this state. And out of these, while three schools are private, five schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary school is $6,985.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary medicine is $6,985.

Colorado schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and doctoral degrees in veterinary.

Veterinary Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

572 students graduate from programs in Colorado in veterinary medicine, on average, every year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary programs. Of those, 166 students graduated with veterinary certificates, 303 with an associate's level degree, and 131 with a doctorate level degree.

Veterinary 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
  • Doctorate 2006: 135
  • Doctorate 2007: 129
  • Doctorate 2008: 136
  • Doctorate 2009: 125
  • Doctorate 2010: 131

Veterinary Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of nine veterinary programs. Of these programs, 44.4% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the doctoral level.

Veterinary Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41500
  • 25th Percentile: 58850
  • Median: 72800
  • 75th Percentile: 89450
  • 90th Percentile: 112120

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63010
  • Median Salary 2007: 66730
  • Median Salary 2008: 71320
  • Median Salary 2009: 74600
  • Median Salary 2010: 72800
  • Total Employed 2006: 1420
  • Total Employed 2007: 1440
  • Total Employed 2008: 1390
  • Total Employed 2009: 1560
  • Total Employed 2010: 1560

Colorado vs National Veterinary Employment

Colorado vs National Veterinary Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.863% (1560)

Veterinary Schools in Colorado

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1. Pickens Technical College

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

Pickens Technical College, which is very close to Aurora, Colorado, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in veterinary medicine. Overall, 1,195 students pursue degrees in 27 programs at this vocational school. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of Colorado.

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 center of the city, is located in Denver, CO and it offers one program in veterinary medicine. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary programs.

3. The Pima Medical Institute - Denver

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

The Pima Medical Institute-Denver is located in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado and it offers one program in veterinary medicine. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary medicine.

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 center of the city and it offers one program in veterinary medicine. Overall, 717 students seek degrees in seven programs at this school. This school 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 offers two veterinary programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in veterinary medicine by it and one veterinary degree at the associate's level. It is in town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. 6,088 students pursue degrees in 43 Colorado Mountain College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this medium-sized school ranks third in the state of Colorado.

6. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Colorado State University-Fort Collins offers one veterinary program and CSU is 0.7 miles from the center of the city. 30,155 students pursue degrees in 159 programs at this university, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary medicine.

7. The Community College of Denver

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

The Community College of Denver is near the heart of downtown and it offers one veterinary program. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary medicine.

8. Front Range Community College

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

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