Hagerstown has a total population of 36,687 and a student population of 5,718. Of these students, 4,452 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Hagerstown, by student population, is Hagerstown Community College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Hagerstown Community College with credentials in biology.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Hagerstown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,634 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Hagerstown.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Hagerstown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,330 biologists in Maryland. Of these biologists, 30 were working in the greater Hagerstown area. Hagerstown'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Hagerstown is $46,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.