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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Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
1681 S Dayton St
Denver , CO 80247
General Phone: (303) 751-8700
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Medical Support and Technology||248||veterinary assistant|
Number of programs and degrees for Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2008-2009:
In 2007-2008, Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology had a total enrollment of 644 students (653 full-time equivalent).
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The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
|Class Rank||not required|
|High School Record||required|
|College Prep Program||not required|
|Formal Demonstration of Competence||not required|
|Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)||not required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||not required|
|Other Standardized Tests||recommended|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 8,531|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 8,531|
|Books and supplies||$ 900|
Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1267000)
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|All faculty total||calendar year||3||$59,133||11||$46,700|
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