Wyoming contains five schools that offer wildlife programs. University of Wyoming, the highest-ranking wildlife school in WY, has a total student population of 12,427 and is the 1527th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 wildlife schools in Wyoming, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wyoming comes out as the most expensive ($9,676/yr), with Western Wyoming Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,743/yr.
Wildlife students from Wyoming 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 Wyoming alone, there are 370 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $52,750. Fish and game wardens in this state earn $54,350/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the wildlife schools in Wyoming, the average student population is 3,094 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from wildlife, there are 791 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,589 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,319, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.