New Jersey contains three schools that offer wildlife biology programs. University of Delaware, the highest-ranking wildlife biology school in NJ, has a total student population of 21,138 and is the 95th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 wildlife biology schools in New Jersey, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware Valley College comes out as the most expensive ($24,579/yr), with Delaware State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,378/yr.
Wildlife Biology students from New Jersey schools who go on to become wildlife biologists, wildlife managers, wildlife workers, fish and wildlife biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 17,460 people working as zoologists and wildlife biologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $60,670. Also, Foresters make on average $55,220 per year and there are about 10,230 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 40 employed foresters earning an average yearly salary of $66,510. Zoologists and wildlife biologists in this state earn $62,860/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the wildlife biology schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from wildlife biology, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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