With an overall population of 9,168 and a student population of 1,294, approximately 808 of Bennington students attend one of Bennington's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Bennington, by student population, is Bennington College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Bennington College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Bennington's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $39,760 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Bennington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Bennington-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Bennington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 480 biologists in Vermont. Of these biologists, 70 were working in the greater Bennington area. Bennington's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Bennington is $49,050 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.