Emmitsburg has a total population of 2,290 and a student population of 2,080. Of these students, 2,080 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Emmitsburg, the largest biology school, by student population, is Mount St. Mary's University. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Biology program at Mount St. Mary's University.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a biology degree in Emmitsburg. If you decide to attend a biology school in Emmitsburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,020.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Emmitsburg-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,878 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,270.
If you plan on staying in Emmitsburg after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Emmitsburg, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. There were 3,020 biologists working in Maryland and 2,630 working in the greater Emmitsburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Emmitsburg will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Emmitsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $89,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.