Vet Tech Institute

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,580
1.96% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$13,679
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
215
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
71.7%
76 Graduates

About

Vet Tech Institute is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2019, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Vet Tech Institute were Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (172 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 127 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vet Tech Institute. 97.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 2.36% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (108 degrees), 10.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vet Tech Institute is $14,580, which is $−361 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Vet Tech Institute is $14,580, which is $−362 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,679.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending Vet Tech Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,580
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Vet Tech Institute was $14,580. The cost of tuition at Vet Tech Institute is $−362 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$13,679
2022 Value
5.15%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Vet Tech Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,679. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Vet Tech Institute grew by 5.15%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,400
Room and Board
$940
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Vet Tech Institute was of $5,400 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $940. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Vet Tech Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.95% with respect to 2021, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Vet Tech Institute was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 215 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Vet Tech Institute had a total enrollment of 215 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Vet Tech Institute is 215 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Vet Tech Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.4% White, 7.44% Black or African American, 6.05% Two or More Races, 1.4% Hispanic or Latino, 0.93% Asian, and 0.93% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (74%), followed by White Male (7.44%) and Black or African American Female (6.51%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vet Tech Institute in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 215 students. The full-time enrollment at Vet Tech Institute is 215 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Vet Tech Institute was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Vet Tech Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    175 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    16 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    13 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Vet Tech Institute is 81.4% White, 7.44% Black or African American, 6.05% Two or More Races, 1.4% Hispanic or Latino, 0.93% Asian, and 0.93% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 121 more women than men received degrees from Vet Tech Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Vet Tech Institute is white (108 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Vet Tech Institute is Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (172 degrees awarded).

In 2019,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Vet Tech Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (172 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute in 2019 are Health (172 degrees awarded) (as of 2019).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Health (172 degrees awarded) (as of 2019).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Health (172 degrees awarded) (as of 2019).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Vet Tech Institute.
Most Common (2019)
172 degrees awarded

In 2019, the most common associates degree concentration at Vet Tech Institute was Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant with 172 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
124
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute, which is 0.0242 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (124).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 0.0955 times less than the 157 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 157 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 10.5 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

67%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 67% of students graduating from Vet Tech Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Vet Tech Institute is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    108 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vet Tech Institute is white (108 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

2.36% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    105 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Female
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Vet Tech Institute is white female (105 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races female (10 degrees).

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Operations

Vet Tech Institute employs 13 Instructors. Most academics at Vet Tech Institute are Female Instructor (12), and Male Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute are: Management, with 5 employees, Sales and related, with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.86M
2022 Salaries
4.23%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Vet Tech Institute paid a median of $1.86M in salaries, a 4.23% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$766k
Instructional Salaries
13
Number of Employees

In 2022, Vet Tech Institute paid a total of $766k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute was Instructor with 13 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute were Management with 5 employees, Sales and related with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute was Female Instructor with 12 employees, and Male Instructor with 1 employees.

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