South Carolina contains one school that offers animal behavior programs. Clemson University has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Animal Behavior students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 110 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $55,780. Animal trainers in this state earn $28,240/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the animal behavior schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from animal behavior, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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