Vermont contains two schools that offer animal care programs. University of Vermont, the highest-ranking animal care school in VT, has a total student population of 13,391 and is the 113th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal care schools in Vermont, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vermont Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($14,942/yr), with University of Vermont as the lowest recorded at only $13,052/yr.
Animal Care students from Vermont 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.
Also, within the animal care schools in Vermont, the average student population is 1,663 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 923 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,687 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,245, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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