Newberg has a total population of 18,064 and a student population of 3,388. Of these students, 3,388 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Newberg, the largest biology school, by student population, is George Fox University. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Biology program at George Fox University.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Newberg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,180 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Newberg-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,080.
If you plan on staying in Newberg after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Newberg, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 2,510 biologists in Oregon, 1,190 were working in the greater Newberg area. Newberg's biologist workforce is projected 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 Newberg is $36,270 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.