Carlisle has a general population of 17,970 and an overall student population of 2,376. Approximately 2,376 of Carlisle's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Carlisle's largest biology school is Dickinson College. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Biology program at Dickinson College.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a biology degree in Carlisle. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Carlisle was $40,114 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,080 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carlisle, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,900 biologists in Pennsylvania, 240 were working in the greater Carlisle area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Carlisle will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Carlisle, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.