Indiana contains seven schools that offer animal care programs. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest-ranking animal care school in IN, has a total student population of 42,347 and is the 59th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 animal care schools in Indiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Business College-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($21,502/yr), with Indiana University-Bloomington as the lowest recorded at only $10,367/yr.
Animal Care students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 1,770 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $22,010. Animal control workers in this state earn $29,930/yr and there are 310 employed.
Also, within the animal care schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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