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Wildlife Management at Sul Ross State University

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Wildlife Management at Sul Ross State University

If you are interested in studying wildlife management, you may want to check out the program at Sul Ross State University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Sul Ross is located in Alpine, Texas and has a total student population of 2,406. Of the 381 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Sul Ross State University in 2019, 12 of them were wildlife management majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Wildlife Management section at the bottom of this page.

Sul Ross Wildlife Management Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife
  • Master’s Degree in Wildlife

Sul Ross Wildlife Management Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks wildlife programs across the country. The following shows how Sul Ross performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The wildlife major at Sul Ross is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Wildlife Management. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Wildlife Management Master’s Degree Schools 1
Most Focused Wildlife Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 12
Most Popular Wildlife Management Schools 33

In 2019, 17 students received their master’s degree in wildlife from Sul Ross. This makes it the #3 most popular school for wildlife master’s degree candidates in the country.

Wildlife Student Demographics at Sul Ross

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

Sul Ross Wildlife Management Bachelor’s Program

58% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 12 wildlife students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Sul Ross, about 42% were men and 58% were women.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Wildlife Management Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in wildlife at Sul Ross are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its wildlife bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a bachelor's in wildlife.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wildlife Management Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Sul Ross Wildlife Management Master’s Program

47% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 17 students who earned a master's degree in Wildlife Management from Sul Ross in 2018-2019, 53% were men and 47% were women.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Wildlife Management Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a wildlife master's degree from Sul Ross, 76% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the wildlife master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 18% of degree recipients. That is 2% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's in wildlife.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wildlife Management Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 13
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Sul Ross also has a doctoral program available in wildlife. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Wildlife Grads May Go Into

A degree in wildlife can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for Sul Ross State University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Conservation Scientists 2,010 $57,990
Fish and Game Wardens 460 $66,130
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 400 $66,150
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 100 $87,130

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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