Caldwell has a total population of 25,967 and a student population of 1,013. Of these students, 1,013 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Caldwell's largest biology school is The College of Idaho. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from The College of Idaho with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Caldwell's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Caldwell was $20,070 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Caldwell. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board at Caldwell-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Caldwell, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 370 biologists in Idaho. Of these biologists, 260 were working in the greater Caldwell area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Caldwell will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Caldwell, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.