Information about the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) and Licensure in Pennsylvania

The computer-based VTNE is offered at registered Prometric testing centers throughout the United States and Canada. The exam is available during three one-month-long windows. Applicants may take the exam during each of the three windows. Once the application to take the exam is completed, the student will be given a date, time and a center location to sit for the exam. See below for testing times and application deadlines. After passing the VTNE, the student will apply for licensure from the Pennsylvania State Board of Veterinary Medicine (see below for details).

Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) 

Manor College
Program of Veterinary Technology
Summary of 3-Years of VTNE Data

Number of Manor Candidates for the VTNE
July 1, 2014 –

June 30, 2015

July 1, 2015 –

June 30, 2016

July 1,  2016-

June 30, 2017

3-Year TOTAL

July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2017

A. Number of first-time candidates that have passed the VTNE18141345
B. Number of first time candidates that have taken the VTNE31161966
C. Number of eligible first-time candidates
(# of graduates for year)*

May 2014 Grads


May 2015



May 2016


Average Annual
VTNE Pass Rate (A/B)
58.06%87.5%68.4%3-Year Manor Average Pass Rate


Average Annual VTNE Pass Rate
70.50%68.28%67.93%3-Year National Average Pass Rate

(July 1, 2014-

June 30, 2017) =


Goal Achieved?NoYesYesYes
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE45
Number of eligible first-time candidates66
Three-Year Manor College Pass Percentage on VTNE71.32%
Three-Year National Pass Percentage on VTNE68.90%
*Data may include graduates from the previous year.


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