With an overall population of 38,000 and a student population of 7,065, approximately 6,811 of Crystal Lake students attend one of Crystal Lake's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Crystal Lake, by student population, is McHenry County College. In 2010, McHenry County College graduated approximately 337 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 337 students graduated with a biology degree in Crystal Lake. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Crystal Lake was $2,684 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for biology related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Crystal Lake, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,610 biologists in Illinois, 1,300 were working in the greater Crystal Lake area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Crystal Lake 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 Crystal Lake is $41,820 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.