Camden has a general population of 79,904 and an overall student population of 5,828. Approximately 5,781 of Camden's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Camden, by student population, is Rutgers University-Camden. In 2010, approximately 73 students graduated from the Biology program at Rutgers University-Camden.
A total of 83 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Camden in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Camden biology schools was an average of $35,894 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,431 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
If you plan on staying in Camden after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Camden, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,850 biologists in New Jersey, 260 were working in the greater Camden area. The number of biologists in Camden 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 Camden is $64,220 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.