Michigan contains ten schools that offer dog training programs. Hope College, the highest-ranking dog training school in MI, has a total student population of 3,230 and is the 1195th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 dog training schools in Michigan, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Grand Rapids comes out as the most expensive ($27,624/yr), with Monroe County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,790/yr.
Dog Training students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 2,660 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $23,000. Animal trainers in this state earn $28,010/yr and there are 290 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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