Delaware has a general population of 25,243 and an overall student population of 2,208. Approximately 1,893 of Delaware's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Delaware's largest biology school is Ohio Wesleyan University. In 2010, Ohio Wesleyan University graduated approximately 40 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Delaware's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,030 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Delaware-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,224 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Delaware, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,200 biologists working in Ohio and 660 working in the greater Delaware area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Delaware will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Delaware is $70,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.