Valparaiso has a total population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144. Of these students, 4,065 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Valparaiso University is the largest biology school in Valparaiso, based on student population. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Valparaiso University with credentials in biology.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in biology in Valparaiso in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Valparaiso, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,320.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board at Valparaiso-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Valparaiso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,340 biologists in Indiana. Of these biologists, 70 were working in the greater Valparaiso area. Valparaiso's biologist workforce is projected to 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 Valparaiso is $52,430 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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