Vet Tech Institute

125 Seventh St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Vet Tech Institute serves 292 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 292 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,600
  • Out-state tuition: $14,600
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Vet Tech Institute
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
25 staff
59 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Vet Tech Institute has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The Vet Tech Institute diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
292 students
458 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
292 students
292 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
166 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
388 students
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
292 students
297 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
330 students
% Asian
n/a
4%
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% Hispanic
2%
9%
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% Black
4%
12%
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% White
90%
61%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.19
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
72%
57%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,200
$34,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $14,600 is more than the state average of $9,911. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $14,600 is more than the state average of $13,863. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$14,600
$9,911
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$14,600
$13,863
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
99%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,620
$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$2,750
$6,111
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Acceptance Rate
63%
74%
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SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Vet Tech Institute cost?
Vet Tech Institute's tuition is approximately $14,600 for In-State students and $14,600 for Out-State students.
What schools are Vet Tech Institute often compared to?
Vet Tech Instituteis often viewed alongside schools like Pittsburgh Career Institute by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Vet Tech Institute?
The acceptance rate of Vet Tech Institute is 63%, which is lower than the state average of 74%.
What is Vet Tech Institute's ranking?
Vet Tech Institute ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.
In what neighborhood is Vet Tech Institute located?
Vet Tech Institute is located in the Downtown neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA. There are 1 other community '.college.' located in Downtown.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 292 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,600
  • Out-state tuition: $14,600
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Allegheny County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,320 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Allegheny County, PA is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Allegheny County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Allegheny County, PA is Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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