Alfred has a general population of 3,954 and an overall student population of 5,849. Approximately 2,319 of Alfred's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Alfred's largest biology school is Alfred University. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Alfred University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Alfred's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Alfred was $25,246 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Alfred-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $11,174 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alfred, your job prospects are average. There were 6,110 biologists working in New York and 40 working in the greater Alfred area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 9% in Alfred. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Alfred is $31,320 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.