North Carolina contains 25 schools that offer dog training programs. Duke University, the highest-ranking dog training school in NC, has a total student population of 14,350 and is the 15th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 dog training schools in North Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carolinas College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($31,017/yr), with James Sprunt Community College as the lowest recorded at only $397/yr.
Dog Training students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 3,010 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $22,450. Animal trainers in this state earn $26,620/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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