Oklahoma contains 57 schools that offer dog training programs. Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, the highest-ranking dog training school in OK, has a total student population of 706 and is the 806th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 57 dog training schools in Oklahoma, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College-OKC Central Campus comes out as the most expensive ($32,460/yr), with Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester as the lowest recorded at only $1,310/yr.
Dog Training students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 1,080 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $20,430. Animal trainers in this state earn $23,620/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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