Arkansas contains seventeen schools that offer dog training programs. Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking dog training school in AR, has a total student population of 70 and is the 876th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 dog training schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($16,327/yr), with Rich Mountain Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,017/yr.
Dog Training students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 800 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $20,660. Animal trainers in this state earn $23,540/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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