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Veterinary Medicine Schools in Virginia

123 students earned Veterinary Medicine degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Veterinary Medicine major is the 18th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Veterinary Medicine Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 123
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 123
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 123

Gender Distribution

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

Veterinary Medicine Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 80.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Veterinary Medicine Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Veterinary Medicine Grads in Virginia

6,810 people in the state and 270,540 in the nation are employed in jobs related to veterinary medicine.

Veterinary Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Veterinary Medicine Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a veterinary medicine grad in the state is $125,360, compared to a typical salary of $105,240 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


Virginia Tech

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
36,383 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. The student loan default rate is 1.60% which is lower than average.

Veterinary Medicine Careers in VA

Some of the careers veterinary medicine majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 31% $0
Veterinarians 29% $97,500

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing 6,650
Allied Health Professions 2,831
Mental & Social Health Services 2,596
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,526
Allied Health Services 1,488
Public Health 933
Rehabilitation Professions 662

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