New York contains three schools that offer animal behavior programs. SUNY College at Oswego, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in NY, has a total student population of 8,119 and is the 1655th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 animal behavior schools in New York, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, SUNY College at Oswego comes out as the most expensive ($13,331/yr), with Ulster County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,664/yr.
Animal Behavior students from New York 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 York alone, there are 360 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $60,460. Animal trainers in this state earn $33,980/yr and there are 1,050 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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