New Mexico contains six schools that offer dog training programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking dog training school in NM, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 dog training schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque comes out as the most expensive ($22,907/yr), with San Juan College as the lowest recorded at only $5,292/yr.
Dog Training students from New Mexico 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 New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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