If you are interested in pursuing biology, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 biology schools in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Bethlehem has a general population of 71,329 and an overall student population of 20,642. Approximately 20,249 of Bethlehem's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Bethlehem, by student population, is Lehigh University. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Biology program at Lehigh University.
A total of 99 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Bethlehem in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,438 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bethlehem biology schools was an average of $38,558 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,083 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,596 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,814.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Bethlehem, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,200 biologists in Pennsylvania, 180 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. Bethlehem's biologist workforce is projected to 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 Bethlehem is $35,130 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.
3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599
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