Garden City has a total population of 21,672 and a student population of 31,060. Of these students, 7,951 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Adelphi University is the largest biology school in Garden City, based on student population. Approximately 40 students graduated in 2010 from Adelphi University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with a biology degree in Garden City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,230 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Garden City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,990 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,730.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Garden City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,020 biologists in New York, 330 were working in the greater Garden City area. Garden City'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.
As a biologist in Garden City, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,120 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.