Oregon contains sixteen schools that offer dog training programs. Concorde Career Institute, the highest-ranking dog training school in OR, has a total student population of 720 and is the 1149th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 dog training schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($23,664/yr), with Rogue Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,536/yr.
Dog Training students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,340 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $23,250. Animal trainers in this state earn $21,500/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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