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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Connecticut

There is one school in the state of Connecticut offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, nine veterinary assistant students graduated from programs at Northwestern Connecticut Community College. Nine of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 0 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, ten students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in this state each year. Nine students graduated with a degree in veterinary assisting at the associate's level.

This college is a public school.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting at this college is $3,406. Typically, public tuitions at veterinary assistant schools in the United States are $3,253 and private tuitions are $14,102.

This college offers certificates and associates degrees in veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, ten students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in this state each year. Nine students graduated with a degree in veterinary assisting at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 12
  • Associate 2008: 11
  • Associate 2009: 10
  • Associate 2010: 9

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Connecticut

This college offers a total of two veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, approximately 50% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 1
  • 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: 19760
  • 25th Percentile: 22560
  • Median: 27010
  • 75th Percentile: 31980
  • 90th Percentile: 44080

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: 22800
  • Median Salary 2007: 23100
  • Median Salary 2008: 25980
  • Median Salary 2009: 26080
  • Median Salary 2010: 27010
  • Total Employed 2006: 1090
  • Total Employed 2007: 1110
  • Total Employed 2008: 990
  • Total Employed 2009: 880
  • Total Employed 2010: 840

Connecticut vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Connecticut vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.191% (840)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Connecticut

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1. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098
(860) 738-6300

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is in town of Winsted, Connecticut. This college offers two veterinary assistant programs. Out of those, this public college offers students one certificate in veterinary assisting and one associate's level degree in veterinary assisting. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in veterinary assisting.

2. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1964. It is located in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. It is the 12th biggest institution in the state of Connecticut. Students are offered 33 certificates and 36 degrees at the associates level by this college. 7,195 students sought degrees from the 49 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects including computer programming and engineering. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.