Georgia contains 32 schools that offer dog training programs. Armstrong Atlantic State University, the highest-ranking dog training school in GA, has a total student population of 7,538 and is the 510th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 32 dog training schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South University-Savannah comes out as the most expensive ($20,317/yr), with Bainbridge College as the lowest recorded at only $2,087/yr.
Dog Training students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 770 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $22,560. Animal trainers in this state earn $30,500/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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