Godfrey has a general population of 16,286 and an overall student population of 8,215. Approximately 8,179 of Godfrey's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Godfrey, by student population, is Lewis and Clark Community College. In 2010, Lewis and Clark Community College graduated approximately 243 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 243 students graduated with a biology degree in Godfrey. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,632 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $980 for biology related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Godfrey, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,150 biologists in Illinois. Of these biologists, 330 were working in the greater Godfrey area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Godfrey will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Godfrey is $46,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.