Kansas contains five schools that offer wildlife programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking wildlife school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 wildlife schools in Kansas, only 1 has 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 Garden City Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,218/yr.
Wildlife students from Kansas 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 Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from wildlife, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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