Waukesha has a total population of 64,825 and a student population of 3,403. Of these students, 3,403 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Carroll University is the largest biology school in Waukesha, based on student population. Approximately 29 students graduated in 2010 from Carroll University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a biology degree in Waukesha. If you decide to attend a biology school in Waukesha, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,937.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,120 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Waukesha. And if you live on campus at one of the Waukesha-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,643 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,190.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Waukesha, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 biologists in Wisconsin were working in the greater Waukesha area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Waukesha will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Waukesha is $55,590 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.