Vet Tech Institute: Review & Facts

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Vet Tech Institute is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 340 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1958 and is one of the 33 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: Animal Health Technology and Veterinary Assistant. The most popular concentration is Medical Assistant. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the prorgam Rating against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
Vet Tech Institute student retention rate is relatively low at 68% (below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Vet Tech Institute is below average - 59%.

Student to faculty ratio at Vet Tech Institute is quite disappointing: 32:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition costs are slightly high, $14,200 per year. The additional fees at Vet Tech Institute beyond tuition are roughly $400; which comes to a total of $14,600 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information

As reported in recent government data, 221 applications were submitted and 148 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted 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 studying at Vet Tech Institute and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the 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 to find a full-time job upon graduation.

At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Vet Tech Institute.

Based on the college crime data, Vet Tech Institute seems 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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