Indiana contains two schools that offer animal behavior programs. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in IN, has a total student population of 42,347 and is the 59th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal behavior schools in Indiana, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Purdue University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($10,620/yr), with Indiana University-Bloomington as the lowest recorded at only $10,367/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $58,940. Animal trainers in this state earn $22,870/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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