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Veterinary Schools in Pennsylvania

There are 11 schools in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary programs. In 2010, 483 students graduated from programs at Pennsylvania veterinary schools. 290 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 112 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

467 students graduate from veterinary programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of veterinary students who US schools graduate. Of those, 63 students graduated with veterinary certificates, 290 with an associate's level degree, 18 with a bachelor's level degree, and 112 with a degree at the doctorate level.

11 veterinary schools are located in this state. And out of these, while three schools are public, eight schools are private. Private veterinary school tuition varies from $28,220 to $40,514.

Average tuition for veterinary programs is $38,524. While the highest tuition for veterinary programs, which is $40,514 per year, is at the University of Pennsylvania, the lowest tuition in this state is at Wilson College.

Pennsylvania veterinary schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and doctoral degrees. While in 2010, 112 of all veterinary students at the master's level pursued doctoral level degrees, no veterinary students at the undergraduate level sought degrees at the masters level.

Veterinary Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

467 students graduate from veterinary programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of veterinary students who US schools graduate. Of those, 63 students graduated with veterinary certificates, 290 with an associate's level degree, 18 with a bachelor's level degree, and 112 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Veterinary Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 35
  • Certificate 2008: 60
  • Certificate 2009: 74
  • Certificate 2010: 63
  • Associate 2006: 229
  • Associate 2007: 271
  • Associate 2008: 268
  • Associate 2009: 274
  • Associate 2010: 290
  • Bachelor 2006: 26
  • Bachelor 2007: 19
  • Bachelor 2008: 22
  • Bachelor 2009: 22
  • Bachelor 2010: 18
  • Doctorate 2006: 110
  • Doctorate 2007: 105
  • Doctorate 2008: 102
  • Doctorate 2009: 106
  • Doctorate 2010: 112

Veterinary Program Availability in Pennsylvania

Schools in this state offer a total of 12 programs in veterinary medicine. Of these programs, approximately 66% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Veterinary Program Availability in Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinarians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56980
  • 25th Percentile: 76680
  • Median: 92450
  • 75th Percentile: 118970
  • 90th Percentile: 153510

Career Trends

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

Veterinarians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79980
  • Median Salary 2007: 86400
  • Median Salary 2008: 89840
  • Median Salary 2009: 89800
  • Median Salary 2010: 92450
  • Total Employed 2006: 2020
  • Total Employed 2007: 2180
  • Total Employed 2008: 2260
  • Total Employed 2009: 2170
  • Total Employed 2010: 2080

Pennsylvania vs National Veterinary Employment

Pennsylvania vs National Veterinary Employment

  • Employed in Pennsylvania: 3.818% (2080)

Veterinary Schools in Pennsylvania

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1. The Great Lakes Institute of Technology

5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509-2482
(814) 864-6666

The Great Lakes Institute of Technology offers one veterinary program and this school is in the suburbs of Erie, Pennsylvania. Overall, 565 students seek degrees in 14 programs at this school. It is the biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

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2. Johnson College

3427 N Main Ave
Scranton, PA 18508-1495
(570) 342-6404

Johnson College offers one program in veterinary medicine and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Scranton, PA. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary medicine.

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3. Manor College

700 Fox Chase Rd
Jenkintown, PA 19046-3399
(215) 885-2360

Manor College is in the suburbs of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania and it offers one program in veterinary medicine. This college is a 2-year institution. This community college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in veterinary medicine.

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4. The Vet Tech Institute

125 Seventh St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3400
(412) 391-7021

The Vet Tech Institute is located in the center of Pittsburgh and this school offers one program in veterinary medicine. 363 students pursue degrees in one program at this school, overall. This school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary medicine.

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5. The Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

1730 Hans Herr Dr
Willow Street, PA 17584
(717) 464-7050

The Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, which is very close to Willow Street, Pennsylvania, is located in a rural area and this school offers one program in veterinary medicine. This public school is a public institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary medicine in terms of programs.

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6. Harcum College

750 Montgomery Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3470
(610) 525-4100

Harcum College is located in the suburbs of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and it offers one veterinary program. 1,425 students pursue degrees in 34 Harcum College programs, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary medicine.

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7. Wilson College

1015 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201-1285
(717) 264-4141

Wilson College is in town of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. This school offers two programs in veterinary medicine. Of those, students are offered one veterinary degree at the associate's level by it and one bachelor's level degree in veterinary medicine. 790 students seek degrees in 41 Wilson College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary medicine.

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8. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Pittsburgh

421 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1907
(412) 281-2600x138

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh is in the center of Pittsburgh and it offers one veterinary program. 689 students pursue degrees in nine Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh programs, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary programs.

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9. Northampton County Area Community College

3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020-7599
(610) 861-5300

Northampton County Area Community College offers one program in veterinary medicine and it is in the suburbs of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It is one of 20 community colleges in Pennsylvania. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in veterinary medicine.

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10. Lehigh Carbon Community College

4525 Education Park Dr
Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598
(610) 799-2121

Lehigh Carbon Community College offers one program in veterinary medicine and it is located in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 8,101 students seek degrees in 107 programs at this community college. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks second in the state of Pennsylvania.

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11. The University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
(215) 898-5000

The University of Pennsylvania, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Philadelphia, PA and this university offers one veterinary program. This large university is one of 9 institutions with a medical school in Pennsylvania. In terms of programs, this university is the biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering veterinary medicine.