With an overall population of 8,244 and a student population of 4,208, approximately 4,208 of Newton students attend one of Newton's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Newton, by student population, is Sussex County Community College. In 2010, Sussex County Community College graduated approximately 26 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Newton's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,690 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,323 for biology related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Newton after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Newton, 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 Newton area in 2010. The number of biologists in Newton 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 Newton is $60,560 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.