Bemidji has a general population of 11,917 and an overall student population of 6,854. Approximately 5,175 of Bemidji's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Bemidji State University is the largest biology school in Bemidji, based on student population. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Bemidji State University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Bemidji's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $7,202 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Bemidji. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,240 per year, on average, for room and board at Bemidji-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,290.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Bemidji, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 biologists in Minnesota were working in the greater Bemidji area. The number of biologists in Bemidji is expected to increase by 12% 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 Bemidji is $46,560 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.