Southfield has a general population of 78,296 and an overall student population of 7,938. Approximately 4,488 of Southfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Southfield's largest biology school is Lawrence Technological University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Lawrence Technological University with credentials in biology.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in biology in Southfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Southfield was $23,008 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,319 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Southfield. And if you live on campus at one of the Southfield-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,353 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,185.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Southfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,560 biologists in Michigan, 230 were working in the greater Southfield area. Southfield's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Southfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.