Clarion has a general population of 6,185 and an overall student population of 7,346. Approximately 7,346 of Clarion's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Clarion, the largest biology school, by student population, is Clarion University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Clarion University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 41 students graduated with credentials in biology in Clarion in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Clarion's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,210 per year in instate tuition and $23,868 per year in out of state tuition.
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 $6,884 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,780.
If you plan on staying in Clarion after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Clarion, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. There were 1,900 biologists working in Pennsylvania and 60 working in the greater Clarion area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 7% in Clarion. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Clarion is $41,460 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.