Maine contains one school that offers animal care programs. University of Maine at Augusta has a total student population of 5,054 and is the 5636th highest ranked school in America.
Animal Care students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 570 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $27,260. Animal control workers in this state earn $23,290/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the animal care schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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