Elizabethtown has a general population of 11,887 and an overall student population of 2,361. Approximately 2,361 of Elizabethtown's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Elizabethtown College is the largest biology school in Elizabethtown, based on student population. In 2010, Elizabethtown College graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Elizabethtown in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Elizabethtown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,800.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,150 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Elizabethtown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,900 biologists working in Pennsylvania and 40 working in the greater Elizabethtown area in 2010. The number of biologists in Elizabethtown is expected to increase by 7% 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 Elizabethtown is $57,840 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.