Georgia contains three schools that offer wildlife programs. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, the highest-ranking wildlife school in GA, has a total student population of 3,327 and is the 3870th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 wildlife schools in Georgia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College comes out as the most expensive ($7,103/yr), with Southeastern Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,291/yr.
Wildlife students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 350 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $50,350. Fish and game wardens in this state earn $34,080/yr and there are 570 employed.
Also, within the wildlife schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from wildlife, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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