Career Services

Securing Your Future

From your white coat ceremony to the day you graduate, we will help you on your journey from student to DVM.

We provide a job posting service for our students and alumni. If your clinic or organization is looking to fill a position, complete our job posting form. We keep jobs posted for six months. 

Student Salary, Educational Debt Load, and Employment Data

The average starting salary for the class of 2019 (excluding residency and internship students) was $79,385/year.

Class of Total # of graduates # employed in veterinary medicine # in advanced training # in advanced academic training
2019 114 74 29 3
2018 114 65 37 7
2017 104 62 39 3
2016 99 65 24 7
2015 102 73 24 4

The AAVMC provides information about veterinary student debt load. UGA students are below the national average.

  • UGA median educational debt of indebted 2018 graduates: $149,235
  • US Schools median educational debt of indebted 2018 graduates: $177, 403
  • UGA median educational debt of all 2018 graduates: $130,336
  • US Schools median educational debt of all 2018 graduates: $ 156,205