With an overall population of 11,260 and a student population of 1,450, approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights students attend one of Palos Heights's schools that offer biology programs.
Palos Heights's largest biology school is Trinity Christian College. In 2010, Trinity Christian College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in biology in Palos Heights in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,959 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Palos Heights. And if you live on campus at one of the Palos Heights-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Palos Heights, your job prospects are average. There were 1,610 biologists working in Illinois and 1,300 working in the greater Palos Heights area in 2010. The number of biologists in Palos Heights is expected to 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 Palos Heights is $41,820 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.