With an overall population of 9,880 and a student population of 2,396, approximately 2,396 of Greencastle students attend one of Greencastle's schools that offer biology programs.
Greencastle's largest biology school is DePauw University. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from DePauw University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Greencastle's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Greencastle, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,250.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Greencastle-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,740 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Greencastle, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 biologists in Indiana were working in the greater Greencastle area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 32% in Greencastle. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Greencastle is $47,570 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.