Marquette has a general population of 19,661 and an overall student population of 9,428. Approximately 9,428 of Marquette's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Marquette, by student population, is Northern Michigan University. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Northern Michigan University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Marquette's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,680 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Marquette biology schools was an average of $22,054 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $830 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Marquette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board at Marquette-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,834.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Marquette, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 460 biologists in Michigan, 40 were working in the greater Marquette area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Marquette will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Marquette is $66,970 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.
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