With an overall population of 10,849 and a student population of 13,865, approximately 13,865 of Big Rapids students attend one of Big Rapids's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Big Rapids, the largest biology school, by student population, is Ferris State University. Approximately 82 students graduated in 2010 from Ferris State University with credentials in biology.
A total of 137 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Big Rapids in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,522 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Big Rapids biology schools was an average of $28,812 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Big Rapids. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Big Rapids-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
As a biologist in Big Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,860 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.