Tennessee contains 41 schools that offer dog training programs. Martin Methodist College, the highest-ranking dog training school in TN, has a total student population of 1,001 and is the 354th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 41 dog training schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Martin Methodist College comes out as the most expensive ($25,620/yr), with Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson as the lowest recorded at only $3,564/yr.
Dog Training students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 1,740 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $20,900. Animal trainers in this state earn $34,250/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the dog training schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dog training, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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