Missouri contains 47 schools that offer dog training programs. Hannibal Career and Technical Center, the highest-ranking dog training school in MO, has a total student population of 37 and is the 572nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 47 dog training schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Louis College of Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($29,787/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as the lowest recorded at only $3,266/yr.
Dog Training students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 2,080 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $20,130. Animal trainers in this state earn $29,530/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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