Alabama contains one school that offers wildlife programs. Auburn University Main Campus has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Wildlife students from Alabama 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. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 90 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $59,040. Fish and game wardens in this state earn $47,970/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the wildlife schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from wildlife, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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