North Chicago has a general population of 35,918 and an overall student population of 1,915. Approximately 1,915 of North Chicago's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in North Chicago, the largest biology school, by student population, is Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Approximately 88 students graduated in 2010 from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science with credentials in biology.
A total of 102 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in North Chicago in 2010.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,863 per year, on average, for room and board at North Chicago-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in North Chicago, your job prospects are average. There were 2,150 biologists working in Illinois and 40 working in the greater North Chicago area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 10% in North Chicago. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in North Chicago is $65,870 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.
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