With an overall population of 7,982 and a student population of 4,810, approximately 4,810 of Mount Carmel students attend one of Mount Carmel's schools that offer biology programs.
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College is the largest biology school in Mount Carmel, based on student population. In 2010, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College graduated approximately 60 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Mount Carmel's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Mount Carmel, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,164.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Mount Carmel, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 38 biologists in Illinois were working in the greater Mount Carmel area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Mount Carmel will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Mount Carmel is $61,830 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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