Louisiana contains one school that offers wildlife management programs. McNeese State University has a total student population of 8,638 and is the 2851st highest ranked school in America.
Wildlife Management students from Louisiana schools who go on to become wildlife managers, foresters, fish and wildlife biologists, area foresters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 7,530 people working as fish and game wardens alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,950. 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 Louisiana alone, there are 80 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $69,150. Fish and game wardens in this state earn $45,620/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the wildlife management schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from wildlife management, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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