Waterbury has a total population of 107,271 and a student population of 9,880. Of these students, 2,590 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Waterbury, the largest biology school, by student population, is Post University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Biology program at Post University.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Waterbury in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Waterbury was $24,300 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,050.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waterbury, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,240 biologists in Connecticut. Of these biologists, 100 were working in the greater Waterbury area. Waterbury's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Waterbury, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.