With an overall population of 10,622 and a student population of 9,673, approximately 9,673 of Dobbs Ferry students attend one of Dobbs Ferry's schools that offer biology programs.
Mercy College is the largest biology school in Dobbs Ferry, based on student population. In 2010, Mercy College graduated approximately 5 students from its biology program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Dobbs Ferry in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Dobbs Ferry was $16,490 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,320 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dobbs Ferry-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,812 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,710.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dobbs Ferry, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 biologists in New York were working in the greater Dobbs Ferry area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 17% in Dobbs Ferry. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Dobbs Ferry, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.