Wisconsin Rapids has a general population of 18,435 and an overall student population of 3,277. Approximately 3,277 of Wisconsin Rapids's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Mid-State Technical College is the largest biology school in Wisconsin Rapids, based on student population. In 2010, Mid-State Technical College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Wisconsin Rapids in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Wisconsin Rapids, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,388.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,265 for biology related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Wisconsin Rapids after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Wisconsin Rapids, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,430 biologists in Wisconsin. Of these biologists, 130 were working in the greater Wisconsin Rapids area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 5% in Wisconsin Rapids. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Wisconsin Rapids is $32,520 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.