Arizona contains four schools that offer animal behavior programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 animal behavior schools in Arizona, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Prescott College comes out as the most expensive ($25,284/yr), with Northland Pioneer College as the lowest recorded at only $8,803/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 380 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $52,310. Animal trainers in this state earn $25,330/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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