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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Kentucky

There are three schools in the state of Kentucky offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 125 students graduated from programs at Kentucky veterinary assistant schools. 70 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 55 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

100 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Of those, 55 students graduated with a veterinary assistant degree at the associate's level and 70 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Three veterinary assistant schools are in this state. Of these, two schools are public, while one school is private. While tuition at a private veterinary assistant school is $9,334, public veterinary assistant school tuition varies from $6,264 to $6,492.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $6,731. While the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $9,334 each year, is at Brown Mackie College-Louisville, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,264 every year, is at Morehead State University.

Kentucky schools offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees in veterinary assistant. No veterinary assistant students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

100 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Of those, 55 students graduated with a veterinary assistant degree at the associate's level and 70 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 16
  • Associate 2008: 17
  • Associate 2009: 24
  • Associate 2010: 55
  • Bachelor 2006: 49
  • Bachelor 2007: 54
  • Bachelor 2008: 59
  • Bachelor 2009: 60
  • Bachelor 2010: 70

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of three programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, close to 66% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 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: 16000
  • 25th Percentile: 17550
  • Median: 20170
  • 75th Percentile: 23400
  • 90th Percentile: 27540

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: 19540
  • Median Salary 2007: 20670
  • Median Salary 2008: 19510
  • Median Salary 2009: 20290
  • Median Salary 2010: 20170
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 750
  • Total Employed 2009: 1020
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Kentucky vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Kentucky vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.432% (1010)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Kentucky

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1. Brown Mackie College - Louisville

3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 968-7191

Brown Mackie College-Louisville is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in veterinary assisting. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering veterinary assistant programs.

2. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering veterinary assisting.

3. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers one program in veterinary assisting. Murray State is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Murray State is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering veterinary assisting.