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Veterinary Assistant Schools in New Mexico

There are five New Mexico schools offering veterinary assistant programs. 62 students graduated with degrees from New Mexico veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 34 of all these students graduated with certificates and 28 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

65 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in New Mexico, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 34 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 28 with a degree at the associate's level.

Five veterinary assistant schools are located in this state. And of these, while one school is private, four schools are public. Public veterinary assistant school tuition varies from $1,032 to $1,812, while private veterinary assistant school tuitions are $10,150.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $1,865. The highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $10,150 every year, is at the Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,032 each year, is at San Juan College.

New Mexico schools offer certificates and associates degrees in veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in New Mexico 2006 - 2010

65 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in New Mexico, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 34 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 28 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in New Mexico 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 47
  • Certificate 2007: 29
  • Certificate 2008: 48
  • Certificate 2009: 49
  • Certificate 2010: 34
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 20
  • Associate 2008: 21
  • Associate 2009: 23
  • Associate 2010: 28

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in New Mexico

Schools in this state offer a total of seven programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, about 57.1% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in New Mexico

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 4

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: 16270
  • 25th Percentile: 18600
  • Median: 24400
  • 75th Percentile: 29440
  • 90th Percentile: 35820

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: 19980
  • Median Salary 2007: 20380
  • Median Salary 2008: 21560
  • Median Salary 2009: 22320
  • Median Salary 2010: 24400
  • Total Employed 2006: 530
  • Total Employed 2007: 620
  • Total Employed 2008: 780
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 680

New Mexico vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

New Mexico vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in New Mexico: 0.964% (680)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in New Mexico

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1. The Pima Medical Institute - Albuquerque

4400 Cutler Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 881-1234

The Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque offers one program in veterinary assisting and it is near the center of the city. 1,154 students pursue degrees in ten programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, PMI is the second biggest institution in the state of New Mexico offering veterinary assisting.

2. Brown Mackie College - Albuquerque

10500 Cooper Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 559-5200

Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Albuquerque, NM. This school is one of several campuses. It offers three certificates, 12 associates level degrees, and four bachelors level degrees to students. 289 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including medical assisting, bookkeeping, and business management. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

3. Central New Mexico Community College

525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 224-3000

Central New Mexico Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Albuquerque, NM and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. This college is one of 13 community colleges in New Mexico. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of New Mexico.

4. Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell

52 University Blvd
Roswell, NM 88202-6000
(575) 624-7000

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell offers two programs in veterinary assisting. Specifically, students are offered one veterinary assistant certificate by it and one associate's level veterinary assisting degree. Overall, 4,374 students seek degrees in 79 programs at this school. It is the second oldest institution in the state of New Mexico offering veterinary assistant programs.

5. Navajo Technical College

Lower Point Road- State Road 371
Crownpoint, NM 87313-0849
(505) 786-4100

Navajo Technical College offers one veterinary assistant program and this school, which is very close to Crownpoint, New Mexico, is located in a rural setting. It is a tribal, public, 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of New Mexico offering veterinary assisting.

6. San Juan College

4601 College Blvd
Farmington, NM 87402-4699
(505) 326-3311

San Juan College is located in Farmington, New Mexico, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two veterinary assistant programs. Out of those, this college offers students one veterinary assistant certificate and one associate's level degree in veterinary assisting. It is one of 13 community colleges in New Mexico. In terms of programs, this community college is the second biggest institution in the state of New Mexico offering veterinary assisting.