New Jersey contains one school that offers animal behavior programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Animal Behavior students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 130 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $62,860. Animal trainers in this state earn $31,300/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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