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Veterinary Technician Schools in Colorado

There are seven Colorado schools offering veterinary technician programs. 469 students graduated from programs at Colorado veterinary technician schools in 2010. 303 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 166 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 438 students graduate from veterinary technician programs in Colorado every year. This accounts for 8% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary technician programs. More specifically, 166 students graduated with certificates in veterinary technology and 303 with a degree at the associate's level.

Seven veterinary technician schools are in this plains state. And of these, while four schools are public, three schools are private. Public veterinary technician school tuition varies from $1,650 to $2,625, while tuition at a private veterinary technician school varies from $9,656 to $10,150.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary technology is $3,543. While the highest tuition for veterinary technician programs, which is $10,150 per year, is at the Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,650 per year, is at Colorado Mountain College.

Veterinary technician schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Technician Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 438 students graduate from veterinary technician programs in Colorado every year. This accounts for 8% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary technician programs. More specifically, 166 students graduated with certificates in veterinary technology and 303 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Technician Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 123
  • Certificate 2007: 113
  • Certificate 2008: 110
  • Certificate 2009: 88
  • Certificate 2010: 166
  • Associate 2006: 313
  • Associate 2007: 290
  • Associate 2008: 298
  • Associate 2009: 265
  • Associate 2010: 303

Veterinary Technician Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in Colorado offer a total of eight veterinary technician programs. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Technician Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 4

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21440
  • 25th Percentile: 24930
  • Median: 28670
  • 75th Percentile: 33720
  • 90th Percentile: 39370

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27210
  • Median Salary 2007: 28790
  • Median Salary 2008: 29170
  • Median Salary 2009: 28970
  • Median Salary 2010: 28670
  • Total Employed 2006: 2010
  • Total Employed 2007: 2060
  • Total Employed 2008: 2550
  • Total Employed 2009: 2420
  • Total Employed 2010: 2590

Colorado vs National Veterinary Technician Employment

Colorado vs National Veterinary Technician Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 3.243% (2590)

Veterinary Technician Schools in Colorado

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1. Pickens Technical College

500 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011-9307
(303) 344-4910x27734

Pickens Technical College, which is very close to Aurora, Colorado, is in a rural area and it offers one veterinary technician program. It is a public institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in veterinary technology.

2. The Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology

1681 S Dayton St
Denver, CO 80247
(303) 751-8700

The Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Denver, CO and it offers one veterinary technician program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

3. The Pima Medical Institute - Denver

7475 Dakin St Suite 100
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 426-1800

The Pima Medical Institute-Denver is located in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado and PMI offers one program in veterinary technology. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This small school is the third largest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary technology in terms of programs.

4. The Pima Medical Institute - Colorado Springs

3770 Citadel Drive North
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 482-7462

The Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs is 3.5 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in veterinary technology. Overall, 717 students pursue degrees in seven Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs programs. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary technology.

5. Colorado Mountain College

831 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233
(800) 621-8559

Colorado Mountain College offers two programs in veterinary technology. Specifically, students are offered one veterinary technician certificate by it and one associate's level degree in veterinary technology. It is in town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. This public school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in veterinary technology.

6. The Community College of Denver

1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204-2026
(303) 556-2600

The Community College of Denver is near the center of the city and it offers one veterinary technician program. This big college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the third largest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary technology.

7. Front Range Community College

3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 404-5000

Front Range Community College offers one program in veterinary technology and it is located in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado. 20,092 students pursue degrees in 54 Front Range Community College programs, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering veterinary technician programs.