With an overall population of 49,322 and a student population of 22,012, approximately 21,950 of Corvallis students attend one of Corvallis's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Corvallis, the largest biology school, by student population, is Oregon State University. Approximately 112 students graduated in 2010 from Oregon State University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 222 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Corvallis's biology schools. If you decide to attend one of Corvallis's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,133 per year in instate tuition and $32,057 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,603 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,352 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,781.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Corvallis, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,230 biologists in Oregon, 180 were working in the greater Corvallis area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 9% in Corvallis. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Corvallis is $47,450 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.