Becoming a Veterinary Technician in Puerto Rico
College and University Listings
Arecibo, PR Area
University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Finca las Dunas Carr 653 Ruta 129 Km 8, Arecibo, Puerto Rico 00614-4010
Tecnología Veterinaria – Associate Program
The Associate’s degree program at University of Puerto Rico is taught at their Arecibo campus in the city of Arecibo, PR. This public college has around 3,790 students in total, with the majority of students on 4-year programs. The University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo has institutional accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Tuition fees for in-state students are generally around $2,049 and for out-of-state students approximately $4,070 annually. Books and supplies can cost around $1,862, although this will depend on the program.
San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR Area
Universidad Del Turabo
Carr. # 189 Km 3.3, Gurabo, Puerto Rico 00778-3030
Veterinary Technology – Associate Program
Universidad Del Turabo’s Associate-level Veterinary Technology program is offered at their campus in Gurabo in Gurabo County, PR. This is a full, 4-year private college with 17,325 students, of which 84% are undergraduates. The Universidad Del Turabo has institutional accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Fees for tuition are about $5,820 yearly. Study materials can cost about $1,700, depending on the program chosen.
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences
Rio Piedras Medical Center, Americo Miranda Avenue, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-5067
Veterinary Technology – Bachelor Program
The Veterinary Technology Bachelor’s degree program at University of Puerto Rico can be taken at their Medical Sciences campus in the city of San Juan, PR. This is a full, 4-year public college with 2,221 students, of which 20% are undergraduates. The University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences has institutional accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
* Tuition fees and accredition status are correct at the time of writing, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/). Confirm with college before applying.