Morris has a general population of 5,068 and an overall student population of 1,705. Approximately 1,705 of Morris's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
University of Minnesota-Morris is the largest biology school in Morris, based on student population. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Morris graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Morris in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Morris, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $10,716.
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 Morris. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,056 per year, on average, for room and board at Morris-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,166.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Morris, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,490 biologists in Minnesota. Of these biologists, 110 were working in the greater Morris area. The number of biologists in Morris 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 Morris is $46,560 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.