Idaho contains five schools that offer dog training programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking dog training school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 dog training schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr), with North Idaho College as the lowest recorded at only $8,243/yr.
Dog Training students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 370 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $20,500. Animal trainers in this state earn $30,570/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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