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 197 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Vet Tech Institute of Houston(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty21 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Vet Tech Institute of Houston has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Vet Tech Institute of Houston diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment197 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:117:1
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# Full-Time Students197 students1,371 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
41%
47%
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% Black
5%
12%
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% White
36%
29%
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% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.690.68
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College Completion Rate
73%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,800$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $14,120 is more than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $14,120 is more than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,120$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$14,120$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,745$5,500
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Acceptance Rate65%76%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Vet Tech Institute of Houston is Center for Advanced Legal Studies (2.2 miles away).
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