Monmouth has a general population of 7,741 and an overall student population of 5,649. Approximately 5,649 of Monmouth's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Monmouth, the largest biology school, by student population, is Western Oregon University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Western Oregon University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Monmouth's biology schools. If you decide to attend one of Monmouth's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,981 per year in instate tuition and $30,036 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,125 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,116 per year, on average, for room and board at Monmouth-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,773.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Monmouth, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,110 biologists in Oregon, 100 were working in the greater Monmouth area. Monmouth's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Monmouth, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,000 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.