Georgia contains six schools that offer animal care programs. Berry College, the highest-ranking animal care school in GA, has a total student population of 1,922 and is the 315th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 animal care schools in Georgia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Berry College comes out as the most expensive ($18,179/yr), with Gwinnett Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,073/yr.
Animal Care students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 770 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $22,560. Animal control workers in this state earn $28,360/yr and there are 530 employed.
Also, within the animal care schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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