Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program — and school — that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for wildlife science and management degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,807 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

$ 25,781 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

28% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,111 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

16% below average compared to other degrees

What do wildlife science and management graduates earn?

Wildlife science and management students make an average of $52,188 per year after graduation. This is 22% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

20% of wildlife science and management graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 52,188 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 29% of degrees

20%
% of people underpaid in 2019

1% below average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular wildlife science and management schools in the US

There are 120 schools in the US that offer a wildlife science and management degree. The wildlife science and management schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Davis, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus and University of Washington-Seattle Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in wildlife science and management per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Davis$14,419
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Massachusetts-Amherst$15,411
Northern Arizona University$11,059
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
Michigan State University$14,460
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533
University of Arizona$11,877
University of Florida$6,381

Top US schools for a wildlife science and management degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering wildlife science and management degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
College of the Ozarks13%$19,130
Texas A & M University-Commerce35%$8,434
University of Florida42%$6,381
University of California-Davis43%$14,419
University of Washington-Seattle Campus46%$10,974
Clemson University47%$15,116
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus50%$18,436
Tarleton State University50%$7,367
North Carolina State University at Raleigh51%$9,058
Brigham Young University-Provo52%$5,460

Cheapest US schools for a wildlife science and management degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a wildlife science and management degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Butte College$1,368
Feather River Community College District$1,461
Haywood Community College$2,574
Eastern Wyoming College$2,928
Casper College$3,024
Holmes Community College$3,110
East Mississippi Community College$3,240
Florida Keys Community College$3,276
Laramie County Community College$3,426
Spokane Community College$3,460

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