​July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012​July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011​
* Number or Ridgewater College Graduates that may be eligible as first-time candidates​50​52​37
​Number of first-time, Ridgewater College, VNTE candidates​36​40​35
​First-time, Ridgewater College, VNTE candidate pass percentage rate​77.8%​67.5%​54.3%
​First-time, all USA, VNTE candidates pass percentage rate​75.6%​76.6%​75.8%
​Ridgewater College veterinary technology graduates job placement percentage​94%​85%​94%
* Minnesota does not require certification to work as a veterinary technician. Therefore, all Ridgewater College veterinary technology graduates though eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination may not sit for the exam.


Student Exam Results

 Veterinary Technical National Examination (VTNE) Results

 November 15, 2013 –
August 15, 2016
Number of eligible first-time candidates*136
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE113
Three-year VTNE pass percentage61.9%

*Minnesota does not require certification of veterinary technicians

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