Brick, NJ (population: 83,343) has three wildlife schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Delaware, the highest ranked school in this group with a wildlife program, has a total student population of 21,138. It is the 95th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Wildlife students from Brick 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.
Of the 3 wildlife schools with a 100-mile radius of Brick, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware Valley College comes out as the most expensive ($24,579/yr) for wildlife students, with Delaware State University as the lowest, reported at only $10,378/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brick|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||8.9 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||30.4 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||31.5 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||32.9 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||34.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||36.3 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||42.1 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||42.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||43.1 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||45.0 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||47.9 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||48.1 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||48.3 miles|