With an overall population of 24,811 and a student population of 2,558, approximately 1,853 of Wooster students attend one of Wooster's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Wooster, by student population, is The College of Wooster. In 2010, The College of Wooster graduated approximately 12 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Wooster's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Wooster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,950.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wooster-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Wooster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 biologists in Ohio were working in the greater Wooster area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Wooster 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 Wooster is $44,330 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.