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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Louisiana

There are three schools in the state of Louisiana offering veterinary assistant programs. 35 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 30 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and five students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 25 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Louisiana per year. More specifically, five students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 30 with an associate's level degree.

Three veterinary assistant schools are in this state. Of these, three schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $1,176 to $2,955.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $2,523. The highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $2,955 every year, is at Delgado Community College, while the lowest tuition in Louisiana is at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main.

Schools in Louisiana offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 25 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Louisiana per year. More specifically, five students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 30 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Associate 2006: 9
  • Associate 2007: 19
  • Associate 2008: 15
  • Associate 2009: 29
  • Associate 2010: 30

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of three veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, approximately 66% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2

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: 16140
  • 25th Percentile: 17560
  • Median: 19980
  • 75th Percentile: 24880
  • 90th Percentile: 30650

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: 17360
  • Median Salary 2007: 20260
  • Median Salary 2008: 20520
  • Median Salary 2009: 21370
  • Median Salary 2010: 19980
  • Total Employed 2006: 1360
  • Total Employed 2007: 1430
  • Total Employed 2008: 1420
  • Total Employed 2009: 1240
  • Total Employed 2010: 1120

Louisiana vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Louisiana vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.588% (1120)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Louisiana

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1. Northshore Technical College - Sullivan Main

1710 Sullivan Dr
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985) 732-6640x100

Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main offers one program in veterinary assisting and this school is located in Bogalusa, LA. Overall, 3,531 students pursue degrees in 30 Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in veterinary assisting.

2. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

College Ave
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002
(318) 357-6011

Northwestern State University of Louisiana offers one veterinary assistant program and NSU is located in town of Natchitoches, Louisiana. 9,244 students seek degrees in 74 NSU programs, overall. NSU is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

3. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College offers one veterinary assistant program and this college, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. Overall, 18,204 students pursue degrees in 99 Delgado Community College programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering veterinary assistant programs.