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Vet Tech Institute of Houston

Vet Tech Institute of Houston is an Associate's college with 196 students located in Houston, TX.

Offers Associate Degrees


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 196
Gender 9% Male / 91% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 76% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 59%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 30%
Ethnicity Unknown 0%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 1%

Student Services

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Popular Majors

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant (100%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of veterinarians, laboratory animal specialists, and zoological professionals, to provide patient management, care, and clinical procedures assistance as well as owner communication. Includes instruction in animal nursing care, animal health and nutrition, animal handling, clinical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, dental prophylaxis, surgical assisting, clinical laboratory procedures, office administration skills, patient and owner management, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.

Administration & Faculty

Director/Chief Academic Officer Elbert Hamilton Jr.
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 10
Student : Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 30 : 70
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 44/100

Acceptance Rate: 65.3% accepted of 118 applications



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $14,244 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $13,517
$30K-$48K $14,176
$48K-$75K $16,034
$75K-$110K $18,534
$110K+ $18,534

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,520, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,520 Same as On-Campus
Fees $50 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $5,400
Books $737 $737
Total (before financial aid) $14,307 $19,707

Students Receiving Aid

76% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 76% $8,669
Federal Scholarships/Grants 76% $4,485
Institutional Grants 10% $2,000
Other Federal Grants 76% $224
Other Loans 5% $3,020
Pell Grants 76% $4,261
Student Loans 76% $8,858

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

85% of students graduated on time.

91% of students graduated in six years.

50% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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