Veterinary Schools In Colorado

There are 10 accredited veterinary schools in Colorado for faculty who teach veterinary classes to choose from. The trends in Colorado's veterinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in veterinary includes veterinary training at the following levels:

  • Veterinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Veterinary
  • Bachelors degree in Veterinary
  • Masters degree in Veterinary
  • PhD degree in Veterinary


Schools

  1. Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology

    1681 S Dayton St, Denver, Colorado 80247

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  2. Colorado Mountain College

    831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601-0233

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  3. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Community College of Denver

    1111 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, Colorado 80204-2026

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  5. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Front Range Community College

    3645 W 112th Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80031

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  7. Lamar Community College

    2401 S Main St, Lamar, Colorado 81052-3999

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  8. Pickens Technical College

    500 Airport Blvd, Aurora, Colorado 80011-9307

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  9. Pima Medical Institute in Denver

    7475 Dakin St Suite 100, Denver, Colorado 80221

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  10. Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs

    3770 Citadel Drive North, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Colorado 7,360
National 342,390

Of all of the veterinary professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Colorado

6,480 6,780 6,880 7,530 7,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, veterinary is a growing field. In 2010 there were 880 more veterinary professionals working in Colorado than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has grown by 14% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of veterinary professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of veterinary professionals has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010.

Veterinary VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$34,195 $36,360 $37,015 $37,685 $36,778
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of veterinary professionals is growing, the salaries paid to veterinary professionals are increasing in Colorado. In 2006 veterinary professionals made a mean salary of $34,195 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,778 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$23,788
25th percentile
$29,742
50th percentile
$35,428
75th percentile
$42,495
90th percentile
$52,625

Thus, there was a 7% growth in veterinary professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Colorado state, within the field of veterinary, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid veterinary professionals earn 121% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Colorado

Biology
$63,805
Veterinary
$36,778

In Colorado, veterinary professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Veterinary programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
5
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
4
Total18

As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited veterinary schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In 2006, 818 students graduated from veterinary courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 656 students graduated.

This represents a 20% decrease in the number of veterinary degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. 28% of these graduates received a associate's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of veterinary faculty in Colorado, growth in the field of veterinary academia and faculty salaries in Colorado. If you are involved in teaching veterinary courses to students at the certificate in veterinary, associates degree in veterinary, bachelors degree in veterinary, masters degree in veterinary, and doctoral degree in veterinary levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of veterinary in Colorado. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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