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Veterinary Technician Schools in New Mexico

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

Overview

On average, 65 students graduate from veterinary technician programs in New Mexico per year. This accounts for 1% of veterinary technician students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 34 students graduated with certificates in veterinary technology and 28 with an associate's level degree.

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

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

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees for veterinary technician students.

Veterinary Technician Program Completions in New Mexico 2006 - 2010

On average, 65 students graduate from veterinary technician programs in New Mexico per year. This accounts for 1% of veterinary technician students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 34 students graduated with certificates in veterinary technology and 28 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Technician 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 Technician Program Availability in New Mexico

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

Veterinary Technician Program Availability in New Mexico

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 4

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20400
  • 25th Percentile: 25430
  • Median: 31300
  • 75th Percentile: 39950
  • 90th Percentile: 44580

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29290
  • Median Salary 2007: 30630
  • Median Salary 2008: 30430
  • Median Salary 2009: 31290
  • Median Salary 2010: 31300
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 480
  • Total Employed 2008: 400
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 390

New Mexico vs National Veterinary Technician Employment

New Mexico vs National Veterinary Technician Employment

  • Employed in New Mexico: 0.488% (390)

Veterinary Technician 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 is 3.6 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one veterinary technician program. It is the third largest institution in the state of New Mexico offering veterinary technology.

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 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Albuquerque, NM and this college offers one veterinary technician program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of New Mexico offering programs in veterinary technology.

4. Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell

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

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell offers two veterinary technician programs. Of those, it offers one veterinary technician certificate to students and one veterinary technician degree at the associate's level. This school is one of 28 public post-secondary institutions in New Mexico. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks third in the state of New Mexico.

5. Navajo Technical College

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

Navajo Technical College, which is very close to Crownpoint, New Mexico, is in a rural area and it offers one veterinary technician program. 1,019 students seek degrees in 33 Navajo Technical College programs, overall. This school ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of New Mexico.

6. San Juan College

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

San Juan College, which is near Farmington, is located in a rural area. It offers two veterinary technician programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in veterinary technology by it and one veterinary technician degree at the associate's level. It is one of 13 community colleges in New Mexico. It is the second biggest institution in the state of New Mexico offering veterinary technology.