Beaver Falls has a total population of 9,920 and a student population of 2,015. Of these students, 1,960 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Geneva College is the largest biology school in Beaver Falls, based on student population. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Geneva College with credentials in biology.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Beaver Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Beaver Falls, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,400.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Beaver Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Beaver Falls-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,450.
If you plan on staying in Beaver Falls after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Beaver Falls, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. There were 3,200 biologists working in Pennsylvania and 680 working in the greater Beaver Falls area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Beaver Falls will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Beaver Falls is $33,580 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.