Colorado contains two schools that offer animal behavior programs. University of Denver, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in CO, has a total student population of 11,644 and is the 148th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal behavior schools in Colorado, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr), with Colorado State University as the lowest recorded at only $12,132/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 560 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $59,300. Animal trainers in this state earn $27,280/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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