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Veterinary Schools in Louisiana

There are four Louisiana schools offering veterinary programs. In 2010, 116 students graduated from programs at Louisiana veterinary schools. 81 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 30 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

107 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary medicine, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of veterinary students who US schools graduate. Of those, five students graduated with certificates in veterinary medicine, 30 with an associate's level degree, and 81 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Four veterinary schools are in this Dixie state. Out of these, four schools are public. Public veterinary school tuition varies from $4,461 to $5,764.

Average tuition for veterinary programs is $5,302. While the highest tuition for veterinary programs, which is $5,764 every year, is at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, the lowest tuition in this state is at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

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

Veterinary Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

107 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary medicine, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of veterinary students who US schools graduate. Of those, five students graduated with certificates in veterinary medicine, 30 with an associate's level degree, and 81 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Veterinary 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
  • Doctorate 2006: 76
  • Doctorate 2007: 82
  • Doctorate 2008: 83
  • Doctorate 2009: 81
  • Doctorate 2010: 81

Veterinary Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of four programs in veterinary medicine. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level.

Veterinary Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48960
  • 25th Percentile: 62140
  • Median: 77050
  • 75th Percentile: 97320
  • 90th Percentile: 146220

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63600
  • Median Salary 2007: 64520
  • Median Salary 2008: 67730
  • Median Salary 2009: 69850
  • Median Salary 2010: 77050
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 570
  • Total Employed 2008: 540
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 560

Louisiana vs National Veterinary Employment

Louisiana vs National Veterinary Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.028% (560)

Veterinary 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 is in Bogalusa, LA and this school offers one program in veterinary medicine. Overall, 3,531 students seek degrees in 30 programs at this technical college. It is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

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2. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural &
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Offers one program in veterinary medicine and this university, which is 3.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Baton Rouge, LA. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Louisiana.

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3. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

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

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is in town of Natchitoches, Louisiana and it offers one veterinary program. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

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4. Delgado Community College

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

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