Louisiana contains 48 schools that offer dog training programs. Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking dog training school in LA, has a total student population of 72 and is the 769th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 48 dog training schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delta College of Arts & Technology comes out as the most expensive ($28,020/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
Dog Training students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 1,240 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $22,760. Animal trainers in this state earn $28,470/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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