Huntington has a general population of 17,450 and an overall student population of 1,270. Approximately 1,270 of Huntington's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Huntington's largest biology school is Huntington University. In 2010, Huntington University graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in biology in Huntington in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Huntington was $21,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Huntington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,180 per year, on average, for room and board at Huntington-based biology schools. 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 Huntington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,340 biologists in Indiana, 40 were working in the greater Huntington area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Huntington will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Huntington, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,500 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.