Piscataway, NJ has four 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 Piscataway 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 4 wildlife schools with a 100-mile radius of Piscataway, 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 University of Delaware as the lowest, reported at only $12,929/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Piscataway|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||4.6 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||8.9 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||10.5 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||16.7 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||17.1 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||19.5 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||19.6 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||23.8 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||27.1 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||28.0 miles|