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Biology Schools in West Lafayette, Indiana

Biology Schools in West Lafayette, IN

West Lafayette has a total population of 28,778 and a student population of 41,052. Of these students, 41,052 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.

Of the 1 biology schools in West Lafayette, the largest biology school, by student population, is Purdue University-Main Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Main Campus graduated approximately 196 students from its biology program.

In 2010, 237 students graduated with a biology degree from one of West Lafayette's biology schools. Tuition in 2009 at West Lafayette's biology schools was $20,638 per year for instate students and $37,118 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,220 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in West Lafayette. And if you live on campus at one of the West Lafayette-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,238.

Biology Salaries and Career Outlook in West Lafayette

After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in West Lafayette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 biologists in Indiana were working in the greater West Lafayette area. The number of biologists in West Lafayette 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 West Lafayette is $34,650 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Biology Degree in West Lafayette
  • Associates Degree in Biology
  • Bachelors Degree in Biology
  • Biology Classes
  • Biology Courses
  • Biology Training

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  1. 1Purdue University-Main Campus

    Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate