Massachusetts contains one school that offers animal behavior programs. Hampshire College has a total student population of 1,463 and is the 190th highest ranked school in America.
Animal Behavior students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 330 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $66,650. Animal trainers in this state earn $30,850/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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