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Veterinary Medicine Schools in Alabama

172 Veterinary Medicine students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Veterinary Medicine major is the 14th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Veterinary Medicine Majors in Alabama

Veterinary Medicine majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 172
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 172
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 172

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a veterinary medicine major is more popular with women than with men.

Veterinary Medicine Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of veterinary medicine majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 18.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.3%
  • White: 72.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Veterinary Medicine Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Veterinary Medicine Grads in Alabama

2,890 people in the state and 270,540 in the nation are employed in jobs related to veterinary medicine.

Veterinary Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Veterinary Medicine Jobs in Alabama

Veterinary Medicine grads earn an average of $92,930 in the state and $105,240 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Alabama that offer veterinary medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,460 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,500 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Auburn.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,876 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $35,353. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

Veterinary Medicine Careers in AL

Some of the careers veterinary medicine majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 35% $95,190
Veterinarians 16% $85,430

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to veterinary medicine.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Nursing 6,743
Allied Health Professions 1,800
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,630
Allied Health Services 1,105
Health/Medical Admin Services 759
Public Health 450
Rehabilitation Professions 414
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 404

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