Bowling Green has a general population of 29,636 and an overall student population of 17,309. Approximately 17,309 of Bowling Green's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is the largest biology school in Bowling Green, based on student population. In 2010, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 121 students from its biology program.
A reported 123 students graduated with credentials in biology in Bowling Green in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,125 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bowling Green biology schools was an average of $28,433 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,216 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,670 per year, on average, for room and board at Bowling Green-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Bowling Green, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 biologists in Ohio were working in the greater Bowling Green area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 7% in Bowling Green. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Bowling Green is $69,440 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.