Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology

Tel: (303)751-8700
684 students
Private for-profit
Located at base of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Colorado, Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology is one of the largest veterinary technician schools in the United States.
School Highlights:
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology serves 684 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology is one of 7 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
The nearest community college is Platt College-Aurora (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 684 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment
684 students
1,303 students
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
684 students
832 students
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology sch enrollment Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
11%
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Black (2006-2012)
% White
92%
66%
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology sch ethnicity Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.15 0.44
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,475 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,475 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,475 $5,845
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,475 $10,047
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 85%
78%
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Bel-Rea offers large animal internship programs at many facilities including Fossil Creek Veterinary Hospital, Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital or Littleton Large Animal Hospital. Each student will spend ten weeks in a variety of areas such as field service, surgery, radiology treatment and emergency treatments. Each student will gain a general knowledge of the aforementioned areas. Other areas of general knowledge will include an understanding of the relationship between the anatomy and physiology of patients and the impact that support areas such as radiology, laboratory tests and surgery may have on their prescribed treatments. On completion of your veterinary technician training, you'll have skills in handling and restraining animal patients, nursing care, office procedures, anesthesia, sterilization, radiology, pharmacology, parasitology, hematology, blood chemistry and other procedures. You'll also understand basic principles of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, veterinary laboratory procedures, and surgical techniques. Our graduates work in veterinary hospitals and clinics, medical research centers, breeding facilities, wild animal rescue organizations, feedlots and production farms, retail pet facilities, zoos and animal shelters.

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For Denver public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,962 per year for in-state students and $11,263 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,552 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Denver is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Denver community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Denver is Community College of Denver. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.