Vet Tech Institute

School Highlights
  • Vet Tech Institute serves 372 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Vet Tech Institute is one of 17 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Pittsburgh Career Institute (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Vet Tech Institute(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty11 staff25 staff
Vet Tech Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 372 has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment372 students618 students
Vet Tech Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:125:1
Vet Tech Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students372 students372 students
Vet Tech Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Vet Tech Institute Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Vet Tech Institute Asian (2013-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Vet Tech Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
14%
Vet Tech Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
91%
63%
Vet Tech Institute White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Vet Tech Institute More (2010-2016)
Vet Tech Institute Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.57
Vet Tech Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
67%
54%
Vet Tech Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,200$34,800
Vet Tech Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,600 is less than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,600$16,683
Vet Tech Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%94%
Vet Tech Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,625$13,000
Vet Tech Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$2,750$6,245
Vet Tech Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate63%69%
Vet Tech Institute Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

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    (412)281-2600
    0.20114
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    (412)261-4520
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  • Bradford School (Pittsburgh)
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    413 students | 0.70 Mi125 West Station Square Drive, Suite 129
    Pittsburgh PA  15219
    (412)391-6710
    0.70413
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Pittsburgh community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is Pittsburgh Career Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.