Green Bay has a general population of 102,313 and an overall student population of 18,206. Approximately 6,638 of Green Bay's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Green Bay's largest biology school is University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduated approximately 97 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 127 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Green Bay's biology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Green Bay's biology schools was $15,034 per year for instate students and $22,607 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for biology related books and supplies each year. 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 $8,894.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Green Bay, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,430 biologists in Wisconsin. Of these biologists, 70 were working in the greater Green Bay area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 5% in Green Bay. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Green Bay, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,740 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.