Gary has a general population of 102,746 and an overall student population of 13,677. Approximately 5,560 of Gary's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Indiana University-Northwest is the largest biology school in Gary, based on student population. In 2010, Indiana University-Northwest graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in biology in Gary in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $5,919 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 Gary.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gary, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,340 biologists in Indiana, 70 were working in the greater Gary area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Gary will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Gary is $52,430 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.