South Orange has a general population of 16,964 and an overall student population of 9,616. Approximately 9,616 of South Orange's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in South Orange, the largest biology school, by student population, is Seton Hall University. Approximately 64 students graduated in 2010 from Seton Hall University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 71 students graduated with a biology degree from one of South Orange's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in South Orange was $30,470 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board at South Orange-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
If you decide to work as a biologist in South Orange, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,850 biologists in New Jersey. Of these biologists, 660 were working in the greater South Orange area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 3% in South Orange. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in South Orange is $60,560 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.