Alabama contains 24 schools that offer dog training programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking dog training school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 dog training schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Mobile comes out as the most expensive ($17,568/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Dog Training students from Alabama schools who go on to become dog trainers, dog control officers, guide dog instructors, guide dog trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,080 people working as animal trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $31,080. 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 Alabama alone, there are 1,310 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $19,810. Animal trainers in this state earn $24,730/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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