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Biology Schools in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Biology Schools in Bethlehem, PA

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.

Biology Salaries and Career Outlook in Bethlehem

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.

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  • Bachelors Degree in Biology
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  1. 1Northampton County Area Community CollegeNorthampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Lehigh UniversityLehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Moravian College and Moravian Theological SeminaryMoravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree