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Veterinary Assistant Schools in South Carolina

There are four schools in the state of South Carolina offering veterinary assistant programs. 61 students graduated with degrees from South Carolina veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 52 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and nine students graduated with certificates.

Overview

70 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, nine students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 52 with an associate's level degree.

Four veterinary assistant schools are in this state. Of these, four schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $3,365 to $3,662.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $3,566. The highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $3,662 every year, is at Piedmont Technical College, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Tri-County Technical College.

South Carolina schools offer certificates and associates degrees in veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in South Carolina 2006 - 2010

70 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, nine students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 52 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in South Carolina 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 28
  • Certificate 2007: 77
  • Certificate 2008: 51
  • Certificate 2009: 47
  • Certificate 2010: 9
  • Associate 2006: 30
  • Associate 2007: 23
  • Associate 2008: 28
  • Associate 2009: 33
  • Associate 2010: 52

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in South Carolina

South Carolina schools offer a total of four programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, about 75% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in South Carolina

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3

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: 16650
  • 25th Percentile: 18420
  • Median: 22440
  • 75th Percentile: 27780
  • 90th Percentile: 32890

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: 18680
  • Median Salary 2007: 20940
  • Median Salary 2008: 20120
  • Median Salary 2009: 21630
  • Median Salary 2010: 22440
  • Total Employed 2006: 980
  • Total Employed 2007: 810
  • Total Employed 2008: 700
  • Total Employed 2009: 600
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

South Carolina vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

South Carolina vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in South Carolina: 1.063% (750)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in South Carolina

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1. Newberry College

2100 College St
Newberry, SC 29108
(803) 276-5010

Founded in 1856, Newberry College is a 4-year institution. It is in town of Newberry, South Carolina. This liberal arts college offers subjects including business administration and elementary education. It offers students 44 degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 1,155 students sought degrees from the 44 programs at Newberry. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this liberal arts college. Newberry is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

2. Tri-County Technical College

7900 U.S. Hwy 76
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 646-1500

Tri-County Technical College is in Pendleton, South Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this technical college is the second biggest institution in the state of South Carolina offering veterinary assisting.

3. Piedmont Technical College

620 North Emerald Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-8324

Piedmont Technical College is in Greenwood, SC and it offers one veterinary assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution. This mid-sized school is the third largest institution in the state of South Carolina offering veterinary assisting.

4. Trident Technical College

7000 Rivers Avenue
Charleston, SC 29423-8067
(843) 574-6111

Trident Technical College is near Charleston, SC and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is one of 19 technical colleges in South Carolina. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of South Carolina offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

5. Greenville Technical College

620 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, SC 29607-2418
(864) 250-8111

Greenville Technical College offers one veterinary assistant program and this school is near the heart of downtown. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of South Carolina.