Binghamton has a general population of 47,380 and an overall student population of 21,906. Approximately 14,709 of Binghamton's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Binghamton's largest biology school is SUNY at Binghamton. Approximately 208 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY at Binghamton with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 208 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Binghamton's biology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Binghamton's biology schools was $19,175 per year for instate students and $27,075 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,614 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Binghamton after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Binghamton, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. There were 3,020 biologists working in New York and 30 working in the greater Binghamton area in 2010. Binghamton's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Binghamton is $57,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.