Painesville has a total population of 17,503 and a student population of 1,429. Of these students, 1,131 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Lake Erie College is the largest biology school in Painesville, based on student population. In 2010, Lake Erie College graduated approximately 11 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Painesville's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Painesville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,296.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,072 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,916.
If you plan on staying in Painesville after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Painesville, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 2,340 biologists in Ohio, 580 were working in the greater Painesville area. Painesville's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Painesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,850 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.