Louisiana contains one school that offers animal behavior programs. Louisiana Tech University has a total student population of 11,264 and is the 2023rd highest ranked school in America.
Animal Behavior students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 80 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $69,150. Animal trainers in this state earn $28,470/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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