With an overall population of 3,388 and a student population of 2,665, approximately 2,099 of Orangeburg students attend one of Orangeburg's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Orangeburg, the largest biology school, by student population, is Dominican College of Blauvelt. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Biology program at Dominican College of Blauvelt.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Orangeburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,120 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Orangeburg-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,520.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orangeburg, your job prospects are good. There were 3,020 biologists working in New York and 1,010 working in the greater Orangeburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 17% in Orangeburg. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Orangeburg is $68,790 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.