Mississippi contains one school that offers animal behavior programs. Mississippi State University has a total student population of 18,601 and is the 1124th highest ranked school in America.
Animal Behavior students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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