Vet Tech Institute of Houston

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,560

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,670

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.61%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

62.5%

176 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

292

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

45.5%

10 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 132 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vet Tech Institute of Houston. 94.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 5.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (61 degrees), 1.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (47 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is $13,560, which is $-411 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is $13,560, which is $-411 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,670.

In 2016, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,560

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Vet Tech Institute of Houston was $13,560. The cost of tuition at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is $-411 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$14,670

2016 Value

17.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Vet Tech Institute of Houston had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,670. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Vet Tech Institute of Houston grew by 17.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,400

Room and Board

$934

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Vet Tech Institute of Houston was of $5,400 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $934. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 12.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Vet Tech Institute of Houston received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.11% with respect to 2015, when 73% 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.

7.61%

2015 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Vet Tech Institute of Houston was 7.61%, which represents 15 out of the 197 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 of Houston received 176 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 12.1% annual growth. Out of those 176 applicants, 110 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.5% acceptance rate.

There were 292 students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Vet Tech Institute of Houston has an overall enrollment yield of 57.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

110

Accepted Out of 176

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Vet Tech Institute of Houston was 62.5% (110 admissions from 176 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 37.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 12.1%, while admissions grew by 86.4%.

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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 of Houston in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Vet Tech Institute of Houston has a total enrollment of 292 students. The full-time enrollment at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is 292 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute of Houston are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Vet Tech Institute of Houston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38% Hispanic or Latino, 38% White, 8.22% Black or African American, 4.45% Two or More Races, 1.71% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.342% Asian, and 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (34.9%), followed by White Female (32.2%) and Black or African American Female (8.22%). 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 of Houston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 292 students. The full-time enrollment at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is 292 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute of Houston are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

2016 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 of Houston was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Vet Tech Institute of Houston had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    111

  2. White

    111

  3. Black or African American

    24

The enrolled student population at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is 38% Hispanic or Latino, 38% White, 8.22% Black or African American, 4.45% Two or More Races, 1.71% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.342% Asian, and 0.342% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 118 more women than men received degrees from Vet Tech Institute of Houston. The majority of degree recipients at Vet Tech Institute of Houston are white (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (47 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Vet Tech Institute of Houston, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (132 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 of Houston are Registered nurses (1,233,152 people), Medical & health services managers (134,300 people), Pharmacists (116,394 people), Physicians & surgeons (108,403 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (108,320 people).

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute of Houston are Health (132 degrees awarded).

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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 of Houston are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nurse anesthetists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute of Houston are Health (132 degrees awarded).

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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 of Houston are Hospitals (1,387,106 people), Elementary & secondary schools (186,391 people), Outpatient care centers (186,062 people), Offices of physicians (161,276 people), and Nursing Care Facilities (112,790 people).

The most specialized majors at Vet Tech Institute of Houston are Health (132 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 of Houston.

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 of Houston was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 7

  2. 125

In 2016, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute of Houston, which is 0.056 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (125).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 0.056 times less than the 125 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 125 degrees were awarded to women at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 17.9 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%

100% Completion Time

27%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 27% of students graduating from Vet Tech Institute of Houston completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% 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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is Male and White (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

    61 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is white (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (47 degrees).

4.55% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    58 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is white female (58 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (46 degrees).

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Operations

Vet Tech Institute of Houston has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Vet Tech Institute of Houston had a total expenditure of $4.05M. Of that $4.05M, they spent $1.24M on salaries and $4.05M on benefits.

Vet Tech Institute of Houston employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Vet Tech Institute of Houston 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 of Houston are: Management, with 4 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, and Sales and related with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Vet Tech Institute of Houston has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Vet Tech Institute of Houston 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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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Vet Tech Institute of Houston 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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$1.24M

Salary Expenditure

$4.05M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Vet Tech Institute of Houston had a total expenditure of $4.05M. Of that $4.05M, they spent $1.24M on salaries and $4.05M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$1.24M

2015 Salaries

5.14%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Vet Tech Institute of Houston paid a median of $1.24M in salaries, which represents 30.6% of their overall expenditure ($4.05M) and a 5.14% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$429k

Instructional Salaries

8

Number of Employees

In 2015, Vet Tech Institute of Houston paid a total of $429k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4 Employees

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

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Vet Tech Institute of Houston.

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