Best Veterinary Science colleges in Pennsylvania

Veterinary scientists are medical professionals that perform a range of functions in a hospital or clinical setting to perform annual check-ups and treat medical emergencies for pets and livestock. It is common for students interested in pursuing this field to get their bachelor’s degree before applying to master’s programs with a required residency at a veterinary clinic or zoo. 

Pennsylvania has over 3,000 practicing veterinarians who receive competitive compensation that can exceed $110,000 annually. Students that choose to pursue this career must be observant, communicative, and tactile to work with animals of all shapes and sizes.

Due to the hands-on nature of veterinary roles, students earn their bachelor’s degree in person as most programs require lab time to simulate interactions with patients to prepare them for their future roles.

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Best Veterinary Science colleges in Pennsylvania for 2022

Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

Wilson College offers 2 Veterinary Science degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2020, 42 Veterinary Science students graduated with students earning 42 Bachelor's degrees.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
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University of Pennsylvania offers 1 Veterinary Science degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 119 Veterinary Science students graduated with students earning 119 Doctoral degrees.

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University offers 1 Veterinary Science degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city.

List of all Veterinary Science colleges in Pennsylvania

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Vet Tech Institute Logo Vet Tech Institute Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
22 : 1 292
Wilson College Logo Wilson College Chambersburg, PA
5/5
31 : 1 1,535
YTI Career Institute-York Logo YTI Career Institute-York York, PA   19 : 1 708
University of Pennsylvania Logo University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
18 : 1 26,552
Harcum College Logo Harcum College Bryn Mawr, PA
5/5
18 : 1 1,150