Vet Tech Institute

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,240

0.565% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,549

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.15%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

343

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

71%

71 Graduates

About

Vet Tech Institute is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Vet Tech Institute were .

In 2017, 151 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vet Tech Institute. 93.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 6.62% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (138 degrees), 15.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vet Tech Institute is $14,240, which is $240 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Vet Tech Institute is $14,240, which is $240 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,549.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 87% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,240

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Vet Tech Institute was $14,240. The cost of tuition at Vet Tech Institute is $240 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$14,549

2017 Value

9.42%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Vet Tech Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,549. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Vet Tech Institute grew by 9.42%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,400

Room and Board

$862

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Vet Tech Institute was of $5,400 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $862. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 9.74% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Vet Tech Institute received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.82% with respect to 2016, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.15%

2016 Default Rate

12

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Vet Tech Institute was 5.15%, which represents 12 out of the 233 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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Admissions

Vet Tech Institute received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 343 students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Vet Tech Institute has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Vet Tech Institute was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Vet Tech Institute in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Vet Tech Institute has a total enrollment of 343 students. The full-time enrollment at Vet Tech Institute is 343 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 89.8% White, 4.08% Hispanic or Latino, 3.79% Two or More Races, 2.04% Black or African American, 0.292% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Asian, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (85.1%), followed by White Male (4.66%) and Two or More Races Female (3.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vet Tech Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 343 students. The full-time enrollment at Vet Tech Institute is 343 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

2017 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 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Vet Tech Institute had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    308

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    14

  3. Two or More Races

    13

The enrolled student population at Vet Tech Institute is 89.8% White, 4.08% Hispanic or Latino, 3.79% Two or More Races, 2.04% Black or African American, 0.292% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Asian, and 0% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 131 more women than men received degrees from Vet Tech Institute. The majority of degree recipients at Vet Tech Institute are white (138 degrees awarded). There were 15.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Vet Tech Institute is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 (151 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Health (151 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Health (151 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute are Health (151 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

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

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Vet Tech Institute was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 10

  2. 141

In 2017, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute, which is 0.0709 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (141).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 0.0709 times less than the 141 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 141 degrees were awarded to women at Vet Tech Institute in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 14.1 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%

100% Completion Time

71%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 65% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Vet Tech Institute is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    138 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vet Tech Institute is white (138 degrees awarded). There were 15.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    128 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Vet Tech Institute is white female (128 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (10 degrees).

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Operations

Vet Tech Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Vet Tech Institute had a total expenditure of $4.09M. Of that $4.09M, they spent $1.54M on salaries and $4.09M on benefits.

Vet Tech Institute employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Vet Tech Institute are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute are: Management, with 5 employees, Sales and related, with 4 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Vet Tech Institute has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Vet Tech Institute stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Vet Tech Institute received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$1.54M

Salary Expenditure

$4.09M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Vet Tech Institute had a total expenditure of $4.09M. Of that $4.09M, they spent $1.54M on salaries and $4.09M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$1.54M

2017 Salaries

0.347%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Vet Tech Institute paid a median of $1.54M in salaries, which represents 37.6% of their overall expenditure ($4.09M) and a 0.347% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.92% decline from 2015 and a 4.26% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$524k

Instructional Salaries

11

Number of Employees

In 2017, Vet Tech Institute paid a total of $524k to 11 employees working as instructors, which represents 34% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $656k (28.3%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

5 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute were Management with 5 employees; Sales and related with 4 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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