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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Illinois

There are seven Illinois schools offering veterinary assistant programs. 211 students graduated with degrees from Illinois veterinary assistant schools in 2010.

Overview

On average, 149 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Illinois every year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 211 students graduated with an associate's level veterinary assisting degree.

Seven veterinary assistant schools are in this state. Out of these, five schools are public, while two schools are private. Tuition at a private veterinary assistant school varies from $8,480 to $14,680, while tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $2,520 to $3,090.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $3,312. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,520 per year, is at John A Logan College, the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $14,680 every year, is at Fox College Inc.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees for students pursing veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 149 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Illinois every year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 211 students graduated with an associate's level veterinary assisting degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 65
  • Associate 2007: 60
  • Associate 2008: 87
  • Associate 2009: 149
  • Associate 2010: 211

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of seven programs in veterinary assisting.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Illinois

  • Associate: 7

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: 18170
  • 25th Percentile: 19950
  • Median: 22880
  • 75th Percentile: 27660
  • 90th Percentile: 34490

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: 19240
  • Median Salary 2007: 20620
  • Median Salary 2008: 21860
  • Median Salary 2009: 22910
  • Median Salary 2010: 22880
  • Total Employed 2006: 3060
  • Total Employed 2007: 2960
  • Total Employed 2008: 2920
  • Total Employed 2009: 2400
  • Total Employed 2010: 2530

Illinois vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Illinois vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.587% (2530)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Illinois

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1. Rockford Career College

1130 South Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 965-8616

Rockford Career College is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one veterinary assistant program. It is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Illinois offering veterinary assisting.

2. Fox College Inc

6640 S. Cicero
Bedford Park, IL 60638
(708) 444-4500

Fox College Inc is located in the suburbs of Bedford Park, Illinois and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. 417 students seek degrees in nine Fox College Inc programs, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in veterinary assisting.

3. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College offers one program in veterinary assisting and this school is in Carterville, IL. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering veterinary assisting.

4. Kaskaskia College

27210 College Rd
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-3000

Kaskaskia College is located in Centralia, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one veterinary assistant program. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This community college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in veterinary assisting.

5. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College offers one program in veterinary assisting and this college, which is near the center of the city, is in Champaign, IL. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in veterinary assisting.

6. Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938
(815) 729-9020

Joliet Junior College, which is only a few miles from Joliet, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. 15,676 students seek degrees in 89 programs at this community college, overall. This community college is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering veterinary assisting.

7. Rend Lake College

468 N Ken Gray Pky
Ina, IL 62846
(618) 437-5321

Rend Lake College offers one veterinary assistant program and this college, which is very close to Ina, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 5,379 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this college. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering veterinary assisting.