With an overall population of 47,388 and a student population of 26,323, approximately 26,147 of Rockville students attend one of Rockville's schools that offer biology programs.
Rockville's largest biology school is Montgomery College. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Biology program at Montgomery College.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a biology certificate in Rockville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,092 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $650 for biology related books and supplies each year.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rockville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 biologists in Maryland were working in the greater Rockville area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 15% in Rockville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Rockville, 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.