Alabama contains three schools that offer animal behavior programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 animal behavior schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Alabama A & M University as the lowest recorded at only $7,770/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Alabama schools who go on to become animal behavioralists, animal trainers, dog trainers, animal scientists, 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, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 90 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $59,040. Animal trainers in this state earn $24,730/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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