With an overall population of 76,930 and a student population of 18,280, approximately 12,711 of Greeley students attend one of Greeley's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Greeley, the largest biology school, by student population, is University of Northern Colorado. In 2010, University of Northern Colorado graduated approximately 49 students from its biology program.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in biology in Greeley in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,475 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Greeley biology schools was an average of $27,523 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Greeley-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,105.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Greeley, your job prospects are good. There were 2,470 biologists working in Colorado and 30 working in the greater Greeley area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 25% in Greeley. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Greeley is $59,830 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.