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Veterinary Assistant Schools in North Carolina

There are five North Carolina schools offering veterinary assistant programs. 91 students graduated from programs at North Carolina veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 91 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

73 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. 91 students graduated with a veterinary assistant degree at the associate's level.

Five veterinary assistant schools are located in North Carolina. Of these, five schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $1,466 to $1,984.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $1,777. The lowest tuition in this state is at Davidson County Community College, while the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $1,984 every year, is at Gaston College.

Schools in North Carolina offer certificates and associates degrees in veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in North Carolina 2006 - 2010

73 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. 91 students graduated with a veterinary assistant degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in North Carolina 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 70
  • Associate 2007: 56
  • Associate 2008: 55
  • Associate 2009: 91
  • Associate 2010: 91

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in North Carolina

North Carolina schools offer a total of six veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, about 83.3% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in North Carolina

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 5

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: 18260
  • Median: 22040
  • 75th Percentile: 26900
  • 90th Percentile: 32620

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: 18160
  • Median Salary 2007: 19040
  • Median Salary 2008: 20950
  • Median Salary 2009: 21380
  • Median Salary 2010: 22040
  • Total Employed 2006: 2400
  • Total Employed 2007: 3140
  • Total Employed 2008: 3040
  • Total Employed 2009: 3010
  • Total Employed 2010: 2550

North Carolina vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

North Carolina vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in North Carolina: 3.615% (2550)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in North Carolina

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1. Central Carolina Community College

1105 Kelly Dr
Sanford, NC 27330-9840
(919) 775-5401

Central Carolina Community College is located in Sanford, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one veterinary assistant program. Overall, 5,267 students pursue degrees in 77 programs at this community college. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of North Carolina offering veterinary assistant programs.

2. Alamance Community College

1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253-8000
(336) 578-2002

Alamance Community College, which is very close to Graham, North Carolina, is located in a rural setting. It offers two veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, students are offered one veterinary assistant certificate by it and one veterinary assistant degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of North Carolina.

3. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College - Buncombe Technical Community College

340 Victoria Rd
Asheville, NC 28801-4897
(828) 254-1921

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College-Buncombe Technical Community College offers one program in veterinary assisting and it is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 8,059 students seek degrees in 87 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College-Buncombe Technical Community College programs. It is the third oldest institution in the state of North Carolina offering veterinary assistant programs.

4. Davidson County Community College

297 Davidson Community College Rd
Thomasville, NC 27360-7385
(336) 249-8186

Davidson County Community College offers one program in veterinary assisting and this college, which is near Thomasville, is in a rural area. 4,431 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering veterinary assisting.

5. Gaston College

201 Hwy 321 S
Dallas, NC 28034
(704) 922-6200

Gaston College offers one veterinary assistant program and it is located in Dallas, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 6,468 students seek degrees in 95 programs at this college. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering veterinary assisting.