Oregon contains two schools that offer animal behavior programs. Treasure Valley Community College, the highest-ranking animal behavior school in OR, has a total student population of 2,618 and is the 5251st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animal behavior schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Treasure Valley Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,355/yr), with Linn-Benton Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,982/yr.
Animal Behavior students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,380 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $63,080. Animal trainers in this state earn $21,500/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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