There are 2 biology schools in River Forest, Illinois. With an overall population of 11,635 and a student population of 8,958, approximately 8,958 of River Forest students attend one of River Forest's schools that offer biology programs.
River Forest's largest biology school is Dominican University. In 2010, Dominican University graduated approximately 13 students from its biology program.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in River Forest in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in River Forest was $24,077 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the River Forest-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,965.
If you plan on staying in River Forest after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in River Forest, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. There were 1,610 biologists working in Illinois and 1,300 working in the greater River Forest area in 2010. The number of biologists in River Forest is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in River Forest, 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.
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