Bloomfield has a total population of 47,683 and a student population of 2,299. Of these students, 2,156 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Bloomfield's largest biology school is Bloomfield College. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Biology program at Bloomfield College.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Bloomfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Bloomfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Bloomfield-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,800.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Bloomfield, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,850 biologists working in New Jersey and 660 working in the greater Bloomfield area in 2010. The number of biologists in Bloomfield is expected to increase by 3% 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 Bloomfield is $60,560 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.