Morristown has a general population of 18,544 and an overall student population of 2,404. Approximately 2,157 of Morristown's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Morristown's largest biology school is College of Saint Elizabeth. In 2010, College of Saint Elizabeth graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Morristown in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Morristown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,058.
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 Morristown-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,904 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,414.
If you plan on staying in Morristown after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Morristown, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. There were 2,850 biologists working in New Jersey and 660 working in the greater Morristown area in 2010. Morristown's biologist workforce is projected 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 Morristown is $60,560 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.