Doylestown has a general population of 8,227 and an overall student population of 2,266. Approximately 2,266 of Doylestown's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Doylestown, by student population, is Delaware Valley College. In 2010, approximately 46 students graduated from the Biology program at Delaware Valley College.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Doylestown's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Doylestown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,742.
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 Doylestown. And if you live on campus at one of the Doylestown-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,836 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,842.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Doylestown, your job prospects are average. There were 3,200 biologists working in Pennsylvania and 1,900 working in the greater Doylestown area in 2010. Doylestown's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Doylestown is $46,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.