Vet Tech Institute of Houston

  • Learning the right veterinary technician skills is critical for finding a job in the veterinary technician field. The first Vet Tech Institute was part of the Median School of Allied Health Careers, founded in Pittsburgh in 1958. Since then, the Vet Tech Institute has grown to include seven locations across the United States. Throughout 45 years of experience in providing allied health care career training, the mission has remained focused on providing quality education to benefit students, graduates, and health care professionals. At the Vet Tech Institute, faculty from the seven locations share teaching methods and curriculum improvements. As a result, students at the Vet Tech Institute gain from being part of a larger organization, with the benefits of being in a smaller, local, focused institution.
School Highlights
  • Vet Tech Institute of Houston serves 216 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Vet Tech Institute of Houston is one of 19 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Vet Tech Institute of Houston is The Art Institute of Houston (1.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Vet Tech Institute of Houston places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Vet Tech Institute of Houston (TX) 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
Total Faculty 11 staff 76 staff
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Vet Tech Institute of Houston has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Vet Tech Institute of Houston diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment 216 students 3,921 students
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 35:1
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 216 students 1,055 students
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
4%
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
32%
37%
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
9%
13%
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Black (2007-2016)
% White
56%
39%
Vet Tech Institute of Houston White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score 0.58 0.69
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
29%
21%
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $29,800 $33,800
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,120 is more than the state average of $13,730. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $14,120 $13,730
Vet Tech Institute of Houston In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95% 83%
Vet Tech Institute of Houston % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $13,651 $9,500
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $4,739 $5,015
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 43% 75%
Vet Tech Institute of Houston Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Houston private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,807 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Houston community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Houston is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.