Ripon, WI has one ecology school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Marquette University has a total student population of 11,689. It is the 111th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Ecology students from Ripon 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.
Ripon lies in Fond du Lac county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Fond du Lac area has 42,950 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.7% unemployment rate, $18.28/hr average worker wage, and a $38,010 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Marquette University ends up costing a student $24,839/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ripon|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||19.9 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||61.5 miles|
|Green Bay||WI||101,191||7||25.235||199||62.9 miles|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||70.4 miles|