With an overall population of 22,362 and a student population of 22,893, approximately 22,893 of Ypsilanti students attend one of Ypsilanti's schools that offer biology programs.
Ypsilanti's largest biology school is Eastern Michigan University. In 2010, Eastern Michigan University graduated approximately 73 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 82 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Ypsilanti in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Ypsilanti's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,114 per year in instate tuition and $33,019 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Ypsilanti. And if you live on campus at one of the Ypsilanti-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,785 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,428.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Ypsilanti, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 biologists in Michigan were working in the greater Ypsilanti area. The number of biologists in Ypsilanti is expected to 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 Ypsilanti is $81,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.