Arkansas contains two schools that offer animal behavior programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal behavior schools in Arkansas, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($10,892/yr), with Arkansas State University-Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $9,497/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 230 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $51,500. Animal trainers in this state earn $23,540/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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