Ohio contains eight schools that offer animal behavior programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 animal behavior schools in Ohio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($24,993/yr), with Miami Valley Career Technology Center as the lowest recorded at only $12,000/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 140 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $52,710. Animal trainers in this state earn $28,930/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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