Palos Hills has a total population of 17,665 and a student population of 17,955. Of these students, 17,774 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Palos Hills, the largest biology school, by student population, is Moraine Valley Community College. In 2010, Moraine Valley Community College graduated approximately 602 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 602 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Palos Hills's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Palos Hills, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,766.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,080 for biology related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Palos Hills after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Palos Hills, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. There were 1,610 biologists working in Illinois and 1,300 working in the greater Palos Hills area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 8% in Palos Hills. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Palos Hills, 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.