Ann Arbor, Michigan has 2 biology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biology. Ann Arbor has a total population of 114,024 and a student population of 57,615. Of these students, 42,431 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 2 biology schools in Ann Arbor, the largest biology school, by student population, is University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. In 2010, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor graduated approximately 145 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 385 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Ann Arbor in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,546 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ann Arbor biology schools was an average of $39,185 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,024 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Ann Arbor. And if you live on campus at one of the Ann Arbor-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,760 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,547.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ann Arbor, your job prospects are good. There were 1,560 biologists working in Michigan and 160 working in the greater Ann Arbor area in 2010. Ann Arbor's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Ann Arbor, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,280 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.
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