Mississippi contains ten schools that offer dog training programs. Pearl River Community College, the highest-ranking dog training school in MS, has a total student population of 5,519 and is the 1741st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 dog training schools in Mississippi, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, William Carey University comes out as the most expensive ($12,802/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Dog Training students from Mississippi 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.
Also, within the dog training schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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