With an overall population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711, approximately 15,711 of Palatine students attend one of Palatine's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Palatine, the largest biology school, by student population, is Harper College. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 83 students from its biology program.
A reported 83 students graduated with credentials in biology in Palatine in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Palatine, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,610.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palatine, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 biologists in Illinois were working in the greater Palatine area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 8% in Palatine. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Palatine, 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.