Nebraska contains 24 schools that offer wildlife management programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking wildlife management school in NE, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 wildlife management schools in Nebraska, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baker University comes out as the most expensive ($21,424/yr), with Western Wyoming Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,743/yr.
Wildlife Management students from Nebraska 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.
Also, within the wildlife management schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from wildlife management, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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