Princeton has a total population of 14,203 and a student population of 8,198. Of these students, 7,592 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Princeton's largest biology school is Princeton University. In 2010, Princeton University graduated approximately 102 students from its biology program.
A reported 102 students graduated with credentials in biology in Princeton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,340 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,260 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,680 per year, on average, for room and board at Princeton-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Princeton after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Princeton, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,850 biologists in New Jersey, 860 were working in the greater Princeton area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Princeton will 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 Princeton is $77,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.