Dallas has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,736 of Dallas's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Dallas's largest biology school is Misericordia University. In 2010, Misericordia University graduated approximately 2 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a biology degree in Dallas. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,050 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Dallas. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Dallas, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. There were 3,200 biologists working in Pennsylvania and 40 working in the greater Dallas area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Dallas will 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 Dallas is $39,510 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.