Hiram has a general population of 1,242 and an overall student population of 1,395. Approximately 1,395 of Hiram's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Hiram, by student population, is Hiram College. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Hiram College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Hiram's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,135 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,010 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,130.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hiram, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,200 biologists working in Ohio and 240 working in the greater Hiram area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Hiram 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 Hiram is $70,580 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.