Ohio contains six schools that offer ecology programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking ecology school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 ecology schools in Ohio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of Wooster comes out as the most expensive ($23,510/yr), with University of Akron Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $14,069/yr.
Ecology students from Ohio schools who go on to become ecologists, biologists, environmental scientists, scientists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. 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. Biological scientists in this state earn $65,560/yr and there are 460 employed.
Also, within the ecology schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from ecology, 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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