Wyoming contains four schools that offer animal care programs. University of Wyoming, the highest-ranking animal care school in WY, has a total student population of 12,427 and is the 1527th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 animal care schools in Wyoming, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wyoming comes out as the most expensive ($9,676/yr), with Northwest College as the lowest recorded at only $4,695/yr.
Animal Care students from Wyoming schools who go on to become animal care supervisors, veterinarians, animal trainers, animal behavioralists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,320 people working as animal control workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,560. Also, Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers make on average $23,400 per year and there are about 71,350 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wyoming alone, there are 240 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $22,080. Animal control workers in this state earn $32,680/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the animal care schools in Wyoming, the average student population is 3,094 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 791 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,589 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,319, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.