With an overall population of 4,746 and a student population of 1,368, approximately 1,368 of Chestertown students attend one of Chestertown's schools that offer biology programs.
Chestertown's largest biology school is Washington College. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Biology program at Washington College.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in biology in Chestertown in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Chestertown was $35,350 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,460 per year, on average, for room and board at Chestertown-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $39,100.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chestertown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 44 biologists in Maryland were working in the greater Chestertown area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Chestertown will increase by 17% 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 Chestertown is $34,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.