Delaware contains two schools that offer animal care programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking animal care school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal care schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,378/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens as the lowest recorded at only $5,105/yr.
Animal Care students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 270 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $23,900. Animal control workers in this state earn $34,090/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the animal care schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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