Kentucky contains two schools that offer animal behavior programs. Kentucky Wesleyan College, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in KY, has a total student population of 876 and is the 566th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal behavior schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kentucky Wesleyan College comes out as the most expensive ($11,228/yr), with Jefferson Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $8,103/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Kentucky 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.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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