There are 2 biology schools in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Fort Wayne has a total population of 205,727 and a student population of 32,948. Of these students, 15,840 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 2 biology schools in Fort Wayne, the largest biology school, by student population, is Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne. In 2010, approximately 54 students graduated from the Biology program at Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne.
A total of 68 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Fort Wayne in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Wayne's biology schools was $26,928 per year for instate students and $31,226 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Fort Wayne. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Wayne-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,185 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,318.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Wayne, your job prospects are good. There were 1,340 biologists working in Indiana and 50 working in the greater Fort Wayne area in 2010. Fort Wayne's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Fort Wayne, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,130 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.
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