Vet Tech Institute

School Highlights

Vet Tech Institute serves 337 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Vet Tech Institute(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty11 staff36 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Vet Tech Institute has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The Vet Tech Institute diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has grown by 59% over five years.
Total Enrollment337 students571 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
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# Full-Time Students337 students361 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
4%
9%
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% Black
3%
16%
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% White
85%
56%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.270.64
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College Completion Rate
75%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,200$34,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,600 is less than the state average of $17,025. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,600$17,025
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,895$12,495
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Vet Tech Institute and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,158$5,500
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Acceptance Rate63%72%
This chart display the percent admitted of Vet Tech Institute and the community college average percent admitted of PA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Vet Tech Institute is Pittsburgh Career Institute (0.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Pittsburgh Career Institute
    Private for-profit
    136 students | 0.20 Mi421 Seventh Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412) 281-2600
    0.20136
  • Bradford School (Pittsburgh)
    Private, for profit
    413 students | 0.80 Mi125 West Station Square Drive, Suite 129
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412) 391-6710
    0.80413
  • 16,086 students | 1.10 Mi800 Allegheny Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412) 323-2323
    1.1016,086
  • 149 students | 1.40 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15214
    (412) 359-1000
    1.40149
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury
    Private for-profit
    78 students | 1.40 Mi191 Performance Road
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    (570) 988-0700
    1.4078
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