Collegeville has a general population of 8,032 and an overall student population of 1,742. Approximately 1,742 of Collegeville's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Collegeville, the largest biology school, by student population, is Ursinus College. In 2010, approximately 56 students graduated from the Biology program at Ursinus College.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Collegeville's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,670 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Collegeville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,250 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $44,370.
If you plan on staying in Collegeville after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Collegeville, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 3,200 biologists in Pennsylvania, 1,900 were working in the greater Collegeville area. The number of biologists in Collegeville is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Collegeville, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.