Oklahoma contains two schools that offer ecology programs. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking ecology school in OK, has a total student population of 23,033 and is the 1086th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 ecology schools in Oklahoma, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,887/yr), with Oklahoma State University-Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $12,887/yr.
Ecology students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 50 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $50,730. Biological scientists in this state earn $71,530/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the ecology schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from ecology, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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