Kentucky contains 26 schools that offer dog training programs. Midway College, the highest-ranking dog training school in KY, has a total student population of 1,392 and is the 327th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 dog training schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,363/yr), with Maysville Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,255/yr.
Dog Training students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,020 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $20,710. Animal trainers in this state earn $34,410/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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