With an overall population of 20,307 and a student population of 2,441, approximately 2,110 of Bethany students attend one of Bethany's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Bethany, by student population, is Southern Nazarene University. In 2010, Southern Nazarene University graduated approximately 6 students from its biology program.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Bethany in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Bethany, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,664.
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, you will face an additional expense of $6,690 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethany-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,264.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Bethany, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 580 biologists in Oklahoma. Of these biologists, 480 were working in the greater Bethany area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Bethany will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Bethany, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,930 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.