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Wildlife Management at University of Florida

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Wildlife Management at University of Florida

The Wildlife Management major is part of the natural resources & conservation program at University of Florida.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. In addition, we cover how UF ranks in comparison to other schools with wildlife programs.

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Wildlife Management Degrees Available at UF

UF Wildlife Rankings

UF was ranked #8 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for wildlife majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #1 in Florida.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Wildlife Management Master’s Degree Schools 2
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 4
Best Wildlife Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 6
Best Wildlife Management Doctor’s Degree Schools 7
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 8
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 9
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 9
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 10
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 10
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 17
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 19
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Wildlife Management 50

Popularity of Wildlife at UF

During the 2019-2020 academic year, University of Florida handed out 49 bachelor's degrees in wildlife management. Due to this, the school was ranked #7 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 28% over the previous year when 68 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 18 students received their master’s degree in wildlife from UF. This makes it the #2 most popular school for wildlife master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 9 students received their doctoral degrees in wildlife in 2020, making the school the #1 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Wildlife Graduates from UF Make?

Salary of Wildlife Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Wildlife majors who earn their bachelor's degree from UF go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $21,900 a year. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $24,000 for all wildlife students.

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How Much Student Debt Do Wildlife Graduates from UF Have?

Student Debt of Wildlife Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at UF, wildlife students borrow a median amount of $13,250 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all wildlife bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $22,875.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the wildlife program at UF is $138 per month.

Wildlife Student Diversity at UF

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the wildlife majors at University of Florida.

UF Wildlife Management Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 49 wildlife majors earned their bachelor's degree from UF. Of these graduates, 24% were men and 76% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 53% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Florida with a bachelor's in wildlife.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 26
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 2

UF Wildlife Management Master’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 10 wildlife majors earned their master's degree from UF. Of these graduates, 30% were men and 70% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at UF are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 70% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Florida with a master's in wildlife.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 7
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Forestry 109
Natural Resources Conservation 38
Fisheries Sciences 24

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