Idaho contains six schools that offer animal behavior programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 animal behavior schools in Idaho, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 380 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $59,490. Animal trainers in this state earn $30,570/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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