Glassboro has a total population of 19,068 and a student population of 11,006. Of these students, 11,006 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Glassboro, the largest biology school, by student population, is Rowan University. In 2010, Rowan University graduated approximately 95 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 95 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Glassboro's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,592 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Glassboro biology schools was an average of $31,666 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,958 per year, on average, for room and board at Glassboro-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Glassboro after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Glassboro, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,850 biologists in New Jersey. Of these biologists, 260 were working in the greater Glassboro area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 3% in Glassboro. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Glassboro is $64,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.