Caldwell has a total population of 7,584 and a student population of 2,284. Of these students, 2,284 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Caldwell, the largest biology school, by student population, is Caldwell College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Caldwell College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Caldwell's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Caldwell was $24,600 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Caldwell-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,600.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Caldwell, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,850 biologists in New Jersey, 660 were working in the greater Caldwell area. The number of biologists in Caldwell is expected to increase by 3% 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 Caldwell is $60,560 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.