With an overall population of 2,588 and a student population of 2,550, approximately 2,550 of Oakland City students attend one of Oakland City's schools that offer biology programs.
Oakland City's largest biology school is Oakland City University. In 2010, Oakland City University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a biology degree in Oakland City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,410 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Oakland City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,228 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,110.
If you plan on staying in Oakland City after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Oakland City, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. There were 1,420 biologists working in Indiana and 80 working in the greater Oakland City area in 2010. The number of biologists in Oakland City is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Oakland City is $33,420 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.