New Concord has a total population of 2,651 and a student population of 2,207. Of these students, 2,207 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in New Concord, the largest biology school, by student population, is Muskingum University. In 2010, Muskingum University graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a biology degree in New Concord. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,770 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in New Concord. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,740 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in New Concord, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,200 biologists in Ohio. Of these biologists, 30 were working in the greater New Concord area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 7% in New Concord. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in New Concord is $47,710 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.