South Lancaster has a general population of 1,742 and an overall student population of 468. Approximately 468 of South Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in South Lancaster, the largest biology school, by student population, is Atlantic Union College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Atlantic Union College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a biology degree in South Lancaster. If you decide to attend a biology school in South Lancaster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $16,570.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $960 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in South Lancaster. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,030.
If you plan on staying in South Lancaster after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in South Lancaster, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,020 biologists in Massachusetts, 420 were working in the greater South Lancaster area. South Lancaster's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in South Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,040 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.