Pennsylvania contains 64 schools that offer dog training programs. Frankford Hospital School of Nursing, the highest-ranking dog training school in PA, has a total student population of 236 and is the 173rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 64 dog training schools in Pennsylvania, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Center for Arts and Technology-Brandywine Campus comes out as the most expensive ($40,176/yr), with Indiana County Technology Center as the lowest recorded at only $4,320/yr.
Dog Training students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 2,940 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $23,910. Animal trainers in this state earn $26,800/yr and there are 350 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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