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Veterinary Schools in Florida

There are nine schools in the state of Florida offering veterinary programs. In 2010, 348 students graduated from programs at Florida veterinary schools. 136 of all these students graduated with certificates and 99 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

344 students graduate from veterinary programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of veterinary students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 136 students graduated with certificates in veterinary medicine, 99 with a degree at the associate's level, 24 with a bachelor's level degree, and 89 with a doctorate level degree.

Nine veterinary schools are in Florida. Of these, while eight schools are public, one school is private. Public veterinary school tuition varies from $2,822 to $5,044.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary medicine is $3,873. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Miami Dade College, the highest tuition for veterinary programs, which is $5,044 each year, is at the University of Florida.

Florida veterinary schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and doctoral degrees. While 89 of all master's level students in veterinary medicine sought degrees at the doctoral level, no students at the undergraduate level in veterinary medicine pursued masters level degrees in 2010.

Veterinary Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

344 students graduate from veterinary programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of veterinary students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 136 students graduated with certificates in veterinary medicine, 99 with a degree at the associate's level, 24 with a bachelor's level degree, and 89 with a doctorate level degree.

Veterinary Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 45
  • Certificate 2007: 73
  • Certificate 2008: 135
  • Certificate 2009: 134
  • Certificate 2010: 136
  • Associate 2006: 107
  • Associate 2007: 76
  • Associate 2008: 105
  • Associate 2009: 103
  • Associate 2010: 99
  • Bachelor 2006: 3
  • Bachelor 2007: 18
  • Bachelor 2008: 18
  • Bachelor 2009: 23
  • Bachelor 2010: 24
  • Doctorate 2006: 82
  • Doctorate 2007: 79
  • Doctorate 2008: 83
  • Doctorate 2009: 84
  • Doctorate 2010: 89

Veterinary Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of ten veterinary programs. Of these programs, approximately 40% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the doctoral level.

Veterinary Program Availability in Florida

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

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54610
  • 25th Percentile: 67070
  • Median: 85950
  • 75th Percentile: 120390
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69900
  • Median Salary 2007: 74560
  • Median Salary 2008: 79255
  • Median Salary 2009: 83950
  • Median Salary 2010: 85950
  • Total Employed 2006: 2850
  • Total Employed 2007: 2900
  • Total Employed 2008: 3150
  • Total Employed 2009: 3150
  • Total Employed 2010: 3100

Florida vs National Veterinary Employment

Florida vs National Veterinary Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 5.690% (3100)

Veterinary Schools in Florida

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1. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Jacksonville

10255 Fortune Parkway- Suite501
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 363-6221

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is near Jacksonville, FL. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers five certificates and three associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,002 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at this school. This school offers subjects including sonography and allied health. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

2. The Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center

1014 SW 7th Rd
Ocala, FL 34471-3172
(352) 671-7200

The Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center, which is very close to Ocala, Florida, is in a rural setting and it offers one veterinary program. Overall, 556 students pursue degrees in 16 Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center programs. This technical college is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in veterinary medicine.

3. The Sarasota County Technical Institute

4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233-1798
(941) 924-1365

The Sarasota County Technical Institute offers one program in veterinary medicine and it is located in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida. This technical college is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida. This technical college is the third biggest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary medicine.

4. Westside Tech

955 E Story Rd
Winter Garden, FL 34787-3733
(407) 905-2018

Westside Tech offers one veterinary program and this school is located in the suburbs of Winter Garden, Florida. Overall, 755 students seek degrees in 19 Westside Tech programs. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

5. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Ft Lauderdale

1201 W. Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 308-7400

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Ft Lauderdale is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 5.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered eight certificates and one associates level degree by it. In 2010, 1,069 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school. It offers subjects including ultrasound technology, veterinary assisting, and medical assisting. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

6. The Florida Institute of Animal Arts

3776 Howell Branch Road
Winter Park, FL 32792
(407) 657-5033

The Florida Institute of Animal Arts offers one veterinary program and it is in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida. It is a for-profit institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary programs.

7. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College offers two veterinary programs. Out of those, SPC offers one associate's level degree in veterinary medicine to students and one bachelor's level veterinary medicine degree. SPC is located in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

8. Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 632-1111

Brevard Community College offers one program in veterinary medicine and this college is located in the suburbs of Cocoa, Florida. 18,096 students seek degrees in 76 programs at this college, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary programs.

9. The College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 873-5800

The College of Central Florida is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1949. It is in Ocala, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers subjects including x ray tech, business management, and automotive technology. This school offers students 29 certificates and 27 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 8,766 students pursued degrees from the 47 programs at CF. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

10. Florida Gateway College

Highway 90 East
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
(386) 752-1822

Florida Gateway College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1947. It is in Lake City, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college offers subjects such as cosmetology and health information. This community college offers students 28 certificates and 19 associates level degrees. 3,032 students sought degrees from the 40 programs at this college in 2010. This college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

11. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Tampa, FL and it offers one veterinary program. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

12. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College offers one program in veterinary medicine and MDC is near the center of the city. This school is a public 4-year institution. Miami Dade is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

13. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Gainesville, FL and it offers one veterinary program. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. It is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in veterinary medicine.

14. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1957. Daytona State, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona State is the 15th biggest institution in the state of Florida. Students are offered 41 certificates, 42 associates level degrees, and six degrees at the bachelors level by this school. In 2010, 18,497 students sought degrees from the 73 programs at this public school. It offers subjects including allied health and cosmetology. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.