Newburgh has a total population of 28,259 and a student population of 2,717. Of these students, 2,717 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Newburgh, the largest biology school, by student population, is Mount Saint Mary College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Biology program at Mount Saint Mary College.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Newburgh in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Newburgh was $21,930 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Newburgh-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $11,584 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,130.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Newburgh, your job prospects are good. There were 3,020 biologists working in New York and 120 working in the greater Newburgh area in 2010. The number of biologists in Newburgh is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Newburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,000 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.