Bel Rea Institute Of Animal Technology

Bel Rea Institute Of Animal Technology

The Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology is a private, for profit institution in Denver, Colorado overlooking the Rocky Mountains. It has been in operation for more than 30 years and is also one of the largest veterinary technician schools in the U.S. The institute was offered a School of Excellence Award in 2007-08 and a School of Distinction Award in 2002 from the ACCSCT.

The curriculum of Bel-Rea Institute includes courses in anatomy, veterinary science, anesthesiology, physiology and microbiology. The institute is also known for its internship program providing students with hands-on, real world experience at sites like equine or large animal specific hospitals, zoos, and veterinary teaching hospitals.

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Contacting Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
1681 S Dayton St
Denver , CO 80247
General Phone: (303) 751-8700

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology248veterinary assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2481

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology had a total enrollment of 644 students (653 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 10%
Women 90%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 2%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 25%
20-21 24%
22-24 18%
25-29 16%
30-34 6%
35-39 3%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Denver, Colorado for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Colorado Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrecommended

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,531
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,531
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1267000)

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year2*11$46,700
All faculty totalcalendar year3$59,13311$46,700

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

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