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Veterinary Schools in Georgia

There are five schools in the state of Georgia offering veterinary programs. 185 students graduated with degrees from Georgia veterinary schools in 2010. 92 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 48 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 168 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary medicine each year. This accounts for 2% of veterinary students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 48 students graduated with certificates in veterinary medicine, 38 with a degree at the associate's level, seven with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 92 with a doctorate level degree.

Five veterinary schools are in Georgia. And out of these, five schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary school varies from $5,562 to $8,736.

Average tuition for veterinary programs is $8,174. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Fort Valley State University, the highest tuition for veterinary programs, which is $8,736 every year, is at the University of Georgia.

Veterinary schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and doctoral degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in veterinary medicine sought masters level degrees, while 92 of all master's level undergraduate level veterinary medicine veterinary medicine students at the master's level in veterinary medicine pursued doctoral level degrees.

Veterinary Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 168 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary medicine each year. This accounts for 2% of veterinary students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 48 students graduated with certificates in veterinary medicine, 38 with a degree at the associate's level, seven with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 92 with a doctorate level degree.

Veterinary Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 15
  • Certificate 2008: 15
  • Certificate 2009: 42
  • Certificate 2010: 48
  • Associate 2006: 35
  • Associate 2007: 22
  • Associate 2008: 25
  • Associate 2009: 39
  • Associate 2010: 38
  • Bachelor 2006: 9
  • Bachelor 2007: 10
  • Bachelor 2008: 16
  • Bachelor 2009: 9
  • Bachelor 2010: 7
  • Doctorate 2006: 88
  • Doctorate 2007: 96
  • Doctorate 2008: 96
  • Doctorate 2009: 97
  • Doctorate 2010: 92

Veterinary Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of nine programs in veterinary medicine. Of these programs, about 44.4% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Veterinary Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54290
  • 25th Percentile: 63960
  • Median: 77120
  • 75th Percentile: 93050
  • 90th Percentile: 110190

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65650
  • Median Salary 2007: 72120
  • Median Salary 2008: 74190
  • Median Salary 2009: 80180
  • Median Salary 2010: 77120
  • Total Employed 2006: 1500
  • Total Employed 2007: 1540
  • Total Employed 2008: 1570
  • Total Employed 2009: 1510
  • Total Employed 2010: 1610

Georgia vs National Veterinary Employment

Georgia vs National Veterinary Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.955% (1610)

Veterinary Schools in Georgia

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1. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University, which is very close to Fort Valley, Georgia, is in a rural setting. This university offers two programs in veterinary medicine. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in veterinary medicine by FVSU and one veterinary degree at the bachelor's level. It is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. FVSU is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

2. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Athens, GA and UGA offers one veterinary program. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. It is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

3. Ogeechee Technical College

One Joe Kennedy Blvd
Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 681-5500

Ogeechee Technical College offers two programs in veterinary medicine. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in veterinary medicine and one associate's level veterinary medicine degree. This technical college, which is near Statesboro, is located in a rural setting. 2,819 students pursue degrees in 73 programs at this school, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in veterinary medicine.

4. Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
(770) 962-7580

Gwinnett Technical College is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. It offers two veterinary programs. Specifically, it offers one veterinary certificate to students and one associate's level degree in veterinary medicine. 7,100 students seek degrees in 91 Gwinnett Technical College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Georgia.

5. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is 3.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers two veterinary programs. Out of those, this school offers one certificate in veterinary medicine to students and one veterinary degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in veterinary medicine.