Vet Tech Institute of Houston

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,960
2022 Average Net Price
$13,360
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
68.6%
70 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
175
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
84.6%
22 Graduates

About

Vet Tech Institute of Houston is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2019, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Vet Tech Institute of Houston were Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (99 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 125 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vet Tech Institute of Houston. 91.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 8.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (49 degrees), 1.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is $13,960, which is $−981 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is $13,960, which is $−982 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 $13,360.

In 2022, 82% of undergraduate students attending Vet Tech Institute of Houston received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,960
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Vet Tech Institute of Houston was $13,960. The cost of tuition at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is $−982 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$13,360
2022 Value
0.218%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Vet Tech Institute of Houston had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,360. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Vet Tech Institute of Houston grew by 0.218%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,400
Room and Board
$820
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Vet Tech Institute of Houston 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 $820. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Vet Tech Institute of Houston received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.38% with respect to 2021, when 84% 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 of Houston was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 150 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Vet Tech Institute of Houston received 70 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 12.9% annual growth. Out of those 70 applicants, 48 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.6% acceptance rate.

There were 175 students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in 2022.

Vet Tech Institute of Houston has an overall enrollment yield of 43.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
48
Accepted Out of 70

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Vet Tech Institute of Houston was 68.6% (48 admissions from 70 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 83.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 12.9%, while admissions declined by −7.69%..

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Enrollment

Vet Tech Institute of Houston had a total enrollment of 175 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is 175 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 45.7% Hispanic or Latino, 32.6% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 4% Two or More Races, 1.14% Asian, 1.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.571% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (41.1%), followed by White Female (28.6%) and Black or African American Female (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 175 students. The full-time enrollment at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is 175 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 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
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 of Houston was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Vet Tech Institute of Houston had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    80 enrolled students
  2. White
    57 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    20 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is 45.7% Hispanic or Latino, 32.6% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 4% Two or More Races, 1.14% Asian, 1.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.571% 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, 103 more women than men received degrees from Vet Tech Institute of Houston. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is hispanic or latino (49 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (46 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (99 degrees awarded).

In 2019,  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 (99 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 of Houston 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 of Houston in 2019 are Health (99 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 of Houston 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 of Houston are Health (99 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 of Houston 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 of Houston are Health (99 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 of Houston.
Most Common (2019)
99 degrees awarded

In 2019, the most common associates degree concentration at Vet Tech Institute of Houston was Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant with 99 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

11
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
114
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute of Houston, which is 0.0965 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (114).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 0.1 times less than the 90 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Vet Tech Institute of Houston in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 10 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 41% 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, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is Male and Black or African American (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. Hispanic or Latino
    49 degrees awarded
  2. White
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is hispanic or latino (49 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (46 degrees).

4.8% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    46 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Vet Tech Institute of Houston is hispanic or latino female (46 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (42 degrees).

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Operations

Vet Tech Institute of Houston employs 7 Instructors. Most academics at Vet Tech Institute of Houston are Female Instructor (6), and Male Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute of Houston are: Management, with 4 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Sales and related with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.4M
2022 Salaries
3.85%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Vet Tech Institute of Houston paid a median of $1.4M in salaries, a 3.85% growth 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

$424k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2022, Vet Tech Institute of Houston paid a total of $424k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.3% 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
7 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute of Houston was Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vet Tech Institute of Houston were Management with 4 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees, and Sales and related with 2 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 of Houston was Female Instructor with 6 employees, and Male Instructor with 1 employees.

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

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