With an overall population of 128,358 and a student population of 2,798, approximately 2,798 of Naperville students attend one of Naperville's schools that offer biology programs.
Naperville's largest biology school is North Central College. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from North Central College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Naperville's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,916 per year in tuition costs.
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 Naperville. And if you live on campus at one of the Naperville-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,379 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,768.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Naperville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 biologists in Illinois were working in the greater Naperville area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Naperville will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Naperville, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,820 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.