Alaska contains one school that offers wildlife programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Wildlife students from Alaska schools who go on to become wildlife technicians, wildlife biologists, foresters, wildlife managers, 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 schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from wildlife, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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