Ohio contains three schools that offer wildlife programs. University of Toledo, the highest-ranking wildlife school in OH, has a total student population of 23,064 and is the 2608th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 wildlife schools in Ohio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Toledo comes out as the most expensive ($14,248/yr), with Hocking College as the lowest recorded at only $12,089/yr.
Wildlife students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 140 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $52,710. Fish and game wardens in this state earn $50,380/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the wildlife schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from wildlife, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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