Vet Tech Institute: Review & Facts

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Vet Tech Institute is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 295 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1958 and is one of the 23 colleges located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings

At Vet Tech Institute you can get your associate's degree.

Vet Tech Institute deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers one major: Veterinary and Animal Health Technology and Assistance. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the program Rating against other colleges.

It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
The student retention rate at Vet Tech Institute is fair at 73% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Vet Tech Institute is average - 67%.

Student to faculty ratio at Vet Tech Institute is a bit disappointing - 27:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition price is slightly high, about $14,300 a year. The additional fees at Vet Tech Institute beyond tuition are around $900; which makes it a total of $15,200 a year.

Read the details about Vet Tech Institute additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

As reported in recent data, 221 applications were submitted and 148 were accepted, so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The undergraduate application fee at Vet Tech Institute is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Vet Tech Institute and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (412) 391-7021 or check Vet Tech Institute Website.

Opportunities and Services

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Vet Tech Institute, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Vet Tech Institute.

Based on the college crime numbers, Vet Tech Institute appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Vet Tech Institute Location and Maps

Post Address: Vet Tech Institute, 125 Seventh St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-3400, USA
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