With an overall population of 17,257 and a student population of 15,173, approximately 14,944 of Rexburg students attend one of Rexburg's schools that offer biology programs.
Brigham Young University-Idaho is the largest biology school in Rexburg, based on student population. In 2010, Brigham Young University-Idaho graduated approximately 108 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 108 students graduated with a biology degree in Rexburg. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Rexburg was $3,580 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,152 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Rexburg-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Rexburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 790 biologists working in Idaho and 150 working in the greater Rexburg area in 2010. Rexburg's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Rexburg is $31,320 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.