Olivet has a total population of 1,758 and a student population of 1,202. Of these students, 1,202 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Olivet College is the largest biology school in Olivet, based on student population. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Olivet College with credentials in biology.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in biology in Olivet in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Olivet, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,928.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Olivet. And if you live on campus at one of the Olivet-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,872 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Olivet after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Olivet, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. There were 1,560 biologists working in Michigan and 380 working in the greater Olivet area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Olivet will increase by 12% 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 Olivet is $68,130 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.