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Veterinary Medicine Schools in Tennessee

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

As a degree choice, Veterinary Medicine is the 15th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Veterinary Medicine Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 185
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 185
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 185

Gender Distribution

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

Veterinary Medicine Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 87.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Veterinary Medicine Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Veterinary Medicine Grads in Tennessee

7,320 people in the state and 270,540 in the nation are employed in jobs related to veterinary medicine.

Veterinary Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Veterinary Medicine Jobs in Tennessee

Veterinary Medicine grads earn an average of $93,520 in the state and $105,240 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,867 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $15,053. In their early career, LMU grads earn an average salary of $32,800.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
29,460 Total Students

In their early career, UT Knoxville grads earn an average salary of $36,900. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Veterinary Medicine Careers in TN

Some of the careers veterinary medicine majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Veterinarians 31% $84,330
Health Specialties Professors 24% $81,650

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Nursing 5,664
Allied Health Professions 2,513
Allied Health Services 1,892
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,628
Health/Medical Admin Services 790
Dental Support Services 700
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 539
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 507

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