Ironwood has a total population of 6,293 and a student population of 1,162. Of these students, 1,162 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Gogebic Community College is the largest biology school in Ironwood, based on student population. In 2010, Gogebic Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in biology.
Tuition in 2009 at Ironwood's biology schools was $9,413 per year for instate students and $10,219 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ironwood-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Ironwood, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 biologists in Michigan were working in the greater Ironwood area. The number of biologists in Ironwood is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Ironwood is $66,970 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.