With an overall population of 21,291 and a student population of 12,175, approximately 11,957 of Moscow students attend one of Moscow's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Moscow, the largest biology school, by student population, is University of Idaho. In 2010, University of Idaho graduated approximately 39 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 81 students graduated with a biology degree in Moscow. Tuition in 2009 at Moscow's biology schools was $18,480 per year for instate students and $28,560 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,474 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,242 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,238.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Moscow, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 790 biologists in Idaho, 80 were working in the greater Moscow area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Moscow will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Moscow is $31,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.