Winston Salem, NC has eight animal care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Duke University, the highest ranked school in this group with an animal care program, has a total student population of 14,350. It is the 15th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of North Carolina.
Animal Care students from Winston Salem 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.
Of the 8 animal care schools with a 100-mile radius of Winston Salem, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Duke University comes out as the most expensive ($22,519/yr) for animal care students, with North Carolina A & T State University as the lowest, reported at only $5,860/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Winston Salem|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||16.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||68.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||91.0 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||91.6 miles|