New Jersey contains 25 schools that offer dog training programs. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, the highest-ranking dog training school in NJ, has a total student population of 7,559 and is the 267th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 dog training schools in New Jersey, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($40,716/yr), with Bergen Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,688/yr.
Dog Training students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 1,550 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $24,950. Animal trainers in this state earn $31,300/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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