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Veterinary Schools in Texas

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An abbreviated list of accredited veterinary programs in Texas can be found below along with career information about veterinarians. These programs are exceptionally challenging to get into with a baseline expectation of a strong GPA plus an undergraduate degree in a science-based field like bacteriology or genetics to enter the conversation for admissions. Students successful in their admissions quest can expect the program to last 4-years replete with lectures, labs, and research projects aplenty. Upon completion of the vet program, students will earn a DVM or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree that qualifies students to apply for a license from the Texas BVME after successfully passing the standardized test known as the NAVLE. Discover degree and career information with our digital library today and connect with the best veterinary medicine school for you today.

Detailed List of Veterinary Schools in Texas (1 School)

Veterinary schools are accredited by the authorized state veterinary board . The schools listed below are arranged by size with the largest veterinary schools first, based on the number of graduating students per year.

Texas A&M University (Texas A&M) in College Station, TX

Visit the website for Texas A&M University at http://www.tamu.edu

Program Details

  • About 130 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $20,000 per year (Nonresidents: $31,000)

Veterinarians in Texas can make anywhere in the range of $51,000 to $141,000 per year. The list below shows average salaries for veterinarians in cities across Texas.

  • Dallas, Plano, Irving: $100,000
  • Houston, The Woodlands, Sugar Land: $99,000
  • Austin, Round Rock: $103,000
  • San Antonio, New Braunfels: $122,000
  • Fort Worth, Arlington: $121,000

Veterinarian's in Texas Compared to Median Income Averages

+182% Above State Median Income

+170% Above National Median Income

Veterinarian's in Texas take home an average 48.17 per hour. Annual earnings for Veterinarian's working in the State of Texas average $100,200 which is 182% above the state median income and 170% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Veterinarian makes up just 0.04% of the working population in Texas and is limited due to the specific qualifications required along with the schooling involved in this career path. The increasing demand for qualified Veterinarians coupled with the educational barrier to enter the field is met with a steady supply of eager college graduates anxious to make a long-lasting impact in the lives of others in and around Texas.

Average Income for a Veterinarian in Texas

Employment Median Hourly Wage Median Annual Wage
Texas Veterinarian 4,450 $48.17 $100,200
State Average 12,248,100 $17.06 $35,484.80
National Average 153,156,000 $17.82 $37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $48.17
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Texas in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective veterinarian school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.