Connecticut contains two schools that offer animal care programs. Northwestern Connecticut Community College, the highest-ranking animal care school in CT, has a total student population of 1,711 and is the 5749th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal care schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern Connecticut Community College comes out as the most expensive ($5,868/yr), with Naugatuck Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,596/yr.
Animal Care students from Connecticut schools who go on to become animal care supervisors, veterinarians, animal trainers, animal behavioralists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,320 people working as animal control workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,560. Also, Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers make on average $23,400 per year and there are about 71,350 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 880 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $28,160. Animal control workers in this state earn $37,300/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the animal care schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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