Connecticut contains ten schools that offer dog training programs. Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, the highest-ranking dog training school in CT, has a total student population of 151 and is the 1027th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 dog training schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($36,090/yr), with Housatonic Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,978/yr.
Dog Training students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 880 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $28,160. Animal trainers in this state earn $35,890/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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