New Albany has a total population of 37,603 and a student population of 6,840. Of these students, 6,840 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Indiana University-Southeast is the largest biology school in New Albany, based on student population. In 2010, Indiana University-Southeast graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in biology in New Albany in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Albany's biology schools was $18,470 per year for instate students and $27,158 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $880 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board at New Albany-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,210.
If you decide to work as a biologist in New Albany, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,340 biologists in Indiana, 180 were working in the greater New Albany area. The government projects that the number of biologists in New Albany 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 New Albany is $53,570 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.