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Veterinary Schools in Iowa

There are five Iowa schools offering veterinary programs. 188 students graduated with degrees from Iowa veterinary schools in 2010. 120 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 62 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

180 students graduate from programs in Iowa in veterinary medicine, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of veterinary students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, six students graduated with certificates in veterinary medicine, 62 with an associate's level degree, and 120 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Five veterinary schools are located in this midwestern state. Out of these, five schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary school is $6,997.

Average tuition for veterinary programs is $6,997.

Veterinary schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Veterinary Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

180 students graduate from programs in Iowa in veterinary medicine, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of veterinary students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, six students graduated with certificates in veterinary medicine, 62 with an associate's level degree, and 120 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Veterinary Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 13
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Associate 2006: 28
  • Associate 2007: 59
  • Associate 2008: 54
  • Associate 2009: 43
  • Associate 2010: 62
  • Doctorate 2006: 106
  • Doctorate 2007: 97
  • Doctorate 2008: 105
  • Doctorate 2009: 113
  • Doctorate 2010: 120

Veterinary Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of five veterinary programs. Of these programs, 60% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level.

Veterinary Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38400
  • 25th Percentile: 55010
  • Median: 69140
  • 75th Percentile: 83580
  • 90th Percentile: 96580

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58175
  • Median Salary 2007: 60160
  • Median Salary 2008: 64970
  • Median Salary 2009: 63140
  • Median Salary 2010: 69140
  • Total Employed 2006: 1030
  • Total Employed 2007: 940
  • Total Employed 2008: 770
  • Total Employed 2009: 670
  • Total Employed 2010: 890

Iowa vs National Veterinary Employment

Iowa vs National Veterinary Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.634% (890)

Veterinary Schools in Iowa

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1. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA and this college offers one program in veterinary medicine. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This community college is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

2. Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2030
(515) 294-5836

Iowa State University, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Ames, IA and ISU offers one veterinary program. This large university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in veterinary medicine.

3. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA and it offers one veterinary program. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This college is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering veterinary medicine.

4. Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
(712) 325-3200

Iowa Western Community College, which is 3.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Council Bluffs, IA and this college offers one veterinary program. Overall, 6,799 students seek degrees in 46 Iowa Western Community College programs. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering veterinary medicine.

5. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College is in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa and it offers one veterinary program. Overall, 24,658 students pursue degrees in 98 Des Moines Area Community College programs. This public college is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.