Parsippany, NJ has three wildlife schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Delaware Valley College, the highest ranked school in this group with a wildlife program, has a total student population of 2,266. It is the 500th highest ranked school in the USA and the 51st highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Wildlife students from Parsippany 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 Parsippany, none have 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 Keystone College as the lowest, reported at only $13,496/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Parsippany|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||9.9 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||11.5 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||12.3 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||21.3 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||21.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||23.9 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||24.1 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||24.8 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||25.5 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||26.2 miles|