Nebraska contains two schools that offer animal behavior programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal behavior schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nebraska-Lincoln comes out as the most expensive ($12,519/yr), with Northeast Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,671/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 140 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $52,490. Animal trainers in this state earn $21,740/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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