Romeoville has a general population of 21,153 and an overall student population of 5,847. Approximately 5,847 of Romeoville's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Lewis University is the largest biology school in Romeoville, based on student population. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a biology degree in Romeoville. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Romeoville was $22,990 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Romeoville-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,890.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Romeoville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,610 biologists in Illinois, 1,300 were working in the greater Romeoville area. Romeoville's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Romeoville, 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.