Kansas contains fourteen schools that offer dog training programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking dog training school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 dog training schools in Kansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Dog Training students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 1,190 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $21,000. Animal trainers in this state earn $26,970/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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