Forest Grove has a general population of 17,708 and an overall student population of 3,198. Approximately 3,198 of Forest Grove's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Forest Grove's largest biology school is Pacific University. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Biology program at Pacific University.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a biology degree in Forest Grove. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Forest Grove was $29,966 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,118 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Forest Grove, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,510 biologists in Oregon, 1,190 were working in the greater Forest Grove area. The number of biologists in Forest Grove is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Forest Grove is $36,270 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.