Chicago Heights has a general population of 32,776 and an overall student population of 5,854. Approximately 5,854 of Chicago Heights's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Chicago Heights, the largest biology school, by student population, is Prairie State College. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from Prairie State College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Chicago Heights's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Chicago Heights was $2,228 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,360 for biology related books and supplies every year.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chicago Heights, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 biologists in Illinois were working in the greater Chicago Heights area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Chicago Heights will increase by 8% 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 Chicago Heights is $41,820 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.