Oberlin has a general population of 8,195 and an overall student population of 3,067. Approximately 2,939 of Oberlin's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Oberlin, the largest biology school, by student population, is Oberlin College. In 2010, Oberlin College graduated approximately 39 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 39 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Oberlin in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Oberlin, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $40,004.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,808 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Oberlin. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,480 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Oberlin, your job prospects are average. There were 2,340 biologists working in Ohio and 580 working in the greater Oberlin area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 11% in Oberlin. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Oberlin is $34,850 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.