Easton has a total population of 26,263 and a student population of 2,406. Of these students, 2,406 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Lafayette College is the largest biology school in Easton, based on student population. In 2010, Lafayette College graduated approximately 35 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a biology degree in Easton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,490 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 Easton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,799 per year, on average, for room and board at Easton-based biology schools. Students who live at home 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 Easton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 3,200 biologists in Pennsylvania. Of these biologists, 180 were working in the greater Easton area. Easton'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 Easton is $35,130 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.