If you decide that you want to get a biology degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 biology schools in Rochester, Minnesota. With an overall population of 85,806 and a student population of 7,877, approximately 6,496 of Rochester students attend one of Rochester's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Rochester, by student population, is Mayo Graduate School. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Mayo Graduate School with credentials in biology.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in biology in Rochester in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Rochester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,027.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biology related books and supplies every year.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rochester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,100 biologists in Minnesota. Of these biologists, 400 were working in the greater Rochester area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 19% in Rochester. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Rochester is $64,710 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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