College Park has a general population of 24,657 and an overall student population of 37,195. Approximately 37,195 of College Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in College Park, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, approximately 515 students graduated from the Biology program at University of Maryland-College Park.
A total of 577 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in College Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all College Park biology schools was an average of $37,614 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,025 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in College Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 biologists in Maryland were working in the greater College Park area. College Park's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in College Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $95,860 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.