With an overall population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292, approximately 4,200 of Lewiston students attend one of Lewiston's schools that offer biology programs.
Lewiston's largest biology school is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a biology degree in Lewiston. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lewiston biology schools was an average of $26,076 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,520 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Lewiston-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lewiston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 370 biologists in Idaho, 60 were working in the greater Lewiston area. The number of biologists in Lewiston is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Lewiston, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,960 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.