Mount Vernon has a total population of 14,375 and a student population of 2,885. Of these students, 2,622 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Mount Vernon, the largest biology school, by student population, is Mount Vernon Nazarene University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Biology program at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Mount Vernon in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,330 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Vernon-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 Mount Vernon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,200 biologists in Ohio. Of these biologists, 50 were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Mount Vernon will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Mount Vernon is $44,330 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.