Maine contains one school that offers wildlife programs. Unity College has a total student population of 564 and is the 2973rd highest ranked school in America.
Wildlife students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 270 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $51,050. Fish and game wardens in this state earn $40,660/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the wildlife schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from wildlife, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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