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Pre-Veterinary Studies

401 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
0 Master's Degrees Annually
#49 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Pre-Veterinary Studies Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many pre-veterinary studies graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 401
Undergraduate Certificate 108
Associate’s Degree 66

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Veterinary Studies?

401 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
85% Percent Women
21% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 85% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of pre-veterinary studies majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pre-Veterinary Studies Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 12
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 49
White 301
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Pre-Veterinary Studies, too. About 1.2% of those with this major are international students.

Online Pre-Veterinary Studies Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 65 schools offered some type of pre-veterinary studies program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 2 1
Certificate (1-2 years) 3 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 28 4
Bachelor’s Degree 0 0
Post-Baccalaureate 2 1
Master’s Degree 2 0
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to pre-veterinary studies.

Major Number of Grads
Other Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 5,240
Pre-Nursing Studies 2,546
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 2,219
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 340
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 179
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies 104
Pre-Dentistry Studies 73
Pre-Optometry Studies 3
Pre-Chiropractic Studies 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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