4669 Southwest Fwy Ste 100
Houston, TX 77027
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 202 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 202 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,120
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 61%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Vet Tech Institute of Houston ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 90% over five years.
Vet Tech Institute of Houston
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
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
21 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Vet Tech Institute of Houston has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The Vet Tech Institute of Houston diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
202 students
4,541 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
202 students
1,289 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
3,252 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
318 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
202 students
1,266 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
3,252 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
251 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
35%
46%
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% Black
7%
12%
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% White
39%
30%
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% Two or more races
8%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.71
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
60%
26%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$29,800
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,120 is more than the state average of $14,068. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,120
$14,068
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,746
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
78%
76%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Vet Tech Institute of Houston cost?

Vet Tech Institute of Houston's private state tuition is approximately $14,120.

What is the acceptance rate of Vet Tech Institute of Houston?

The acceptance rate of Vet Tech Institute of Houston is 78%, which is higher than the state average of 76%.

What is Vet Tech Institute of Houston's ranking?

Vet Tech Institute of Houston ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Diversity in US community colleges, Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 202 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,120
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 61%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Harris County, TX private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,467 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Harris County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Harris County, TX is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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