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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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July 2014 Update

*PAPSA Revenue
*Disappointing State Budget
*Early Childhood Programs
*HB 2225 Cosmetology Passes the House
*Using the term "college"

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Bridging the Skills Gap

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PAPSA Workshop

There are currently no workshops scheduled. Please check back later.

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

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PAPSA Conference

Save the Date: July 23-24, 2014
Radisson Hotel and Casino, Valley Forge
Conference Brochure Registration Form

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2014 PAPSA Awards

Awards Criteria Nomination Form Distinguished School Grad Award Form

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Vet Tech Institute

125 Seventh St.
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
Phone(s): 412-391-7021, 800-570-0693,
Fax(s): 412-232-4348
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Director: Kris Jackson/Terri Taylor/John Free/Kelly Youkers
Date for Applications: Rolling
Application Fee: Yes $50
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: Yes $150
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes


# of Students: 310 full-time

Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: ACCSC, AVMA Housing: Assistance Provided, 55% Commute
Courses Offered: Weekdays


Aid Available to Qualified Students: Pell grants, College Work Study, Stafford loans, PLUS loans, VA, OVR, SEOG, PHEAA grants
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 94%


Vet Tech Institute is exclusively devoted to training people of all ages in competency-based skills leading to careers in veterinary technology. The Veterinary Technician Program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and prepares our graduates to obtain entry-level positions in an animal-care facility and to become an integral part of the veterinary team. The facility features amphitheater classrooms, animal tech rooms, modern laboratory and computer facilities, an on-site kennel and two operational surgical suites.


Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Veterinary Technology
18 mos/60 credits
AST Degree

CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER: Susan Nydes All degrees referred to are Associate Degrees in Specialized Technology. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of March 2013.

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