With an overall population of 24,551 and a student population of 9,209, approximately 9,209 of Stevens Point students attend one of Stevens Point's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Stevens Point, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Approximately 117 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 137 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Stevens Point's biology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Stevens Point's biology schools was $14,851 per year for instate students and $22,424 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $500 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,612 per year, on average, for room and board at Stevens Point-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Stevens Point, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,430 biologists in Wisconsin. Of these biologists, 130 were working in the greater Stevens Point area. Stevens Point's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Stevens Point, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,520 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.