Westerville has a total population of 35,318 and a student population of 4,495. Of these students, 3,063 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Westerville's largest biology school is Otterbein University. In 2010, Otterbein University graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Westerville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Westerville was $27,321 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,068 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,374 per year, on average, for room and board at Westerville-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 Westerville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,200 biologists in Ohio, 660 were working in the greater Westerville area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 7% in Westerville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Westerville, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.