The largest biology school in Mahwah, by student population, is Ramapo College of New Jersey. Approximately 92 students graduated in 2010 from Ramapo College of New Jersey with credentials in biology.
A total of 95 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Mahwah in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,637 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mahwah biology schools was an average of $33,320 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Mahwah. And if you live on campus at one of the Mahwah-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,949 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,888.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mahwah, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,850 biologists in New Jersey. Of these biologists, 1,010 were working in the greater Mahwah area. The number of biologists in Mahwah 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 Mahwah is $68,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.