McKeesport has a general population of 24,040 and an overall student population of 750. Approximately 750 of McKeesport's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
McKeesport's largest biology school is Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Biology program at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a biology degree from one of McKeesport's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,354 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all McKeesport biology schools was an average of $32,372 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,360 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,192.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in McKeesport, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,200 biologists in Pennsylvania, 680 were working in the greater McKeesport area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 9% in McKeesport. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in McKeesport, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,580 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.
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