Urbana has a general population of 11,613 and an overall student population of 1,540. Approximately 1,540 of Urbana's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Urbana University is the largest biology school in Urbana, based on student population. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Urbana University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Urbana's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Urbana, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,130.
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 Urbana. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,990 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $22,130.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Urbana, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 biologists in Ohio were working in the greater Urbana area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Urbana 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 Urbana is $44,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.