VET Tech Institute – Pittsburgh, PA

  • 125 Seventh St
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • 412-391-7021


The Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh, PA was founded in 1958. It also has 7 other locations throughout the U.S. What’s great about this, is that all 7 locations share their teaching methods and what works from a curriculum perspective. In the end, students receive a much more focused education that is proven to work.

Here are a few other facts about the Pittsburgh location:

  • attracted students from 25 other states
  • 94% of graduates have been placed in a job
  • 92% graduated within the normal length of the program (much higher than most colleges)

Vet Tech Institute credits the success of high graduation rates to their faculty, hands-on curriculum and other accelerated programs.

Graduates will be prepared to assist veterinarians to do the follow:

  • Fill medications and maintain drug inventory.
  • Monitor an animals recover after surgery.
  • Prepare animals and assist in surgery.
  • Perform injections

Basic requirements for admissions are:

  • graduate from high school, private school, or have a GED
  • ACT/SAT scores are helpful but not required

The school even allows you to bring pets with you!

General Information

  • 2 Year, For Profit
  • Associate's Degree
  • City - Large
Number of Students
Federal Aid
  • No
  • 340
  • Yes
Student Services
Other Programs
  • Academic and Career
    Employment Assistance
    Placement Assistance
  • None

Financial Information

Housing Cost
Tuition Plans
  • $14,080
  • $5,400
  • Yes
Housing Cost
  • 99%
  • $50.00

Student Body Information

Students over 25
Graduation Rate
  • 92% Female
  • 17%
  • 59%