With an overall population of 13,685 and a student population of 2,225, approximately 2,132 of Meadville students attend one of Meadville's schools that offer biology programs.
Meadville's largest biology school is Allegheny College. In 2010, approximately 70 students graduated from the Biology program at Allegheny College.
A reported 70 students graduated with credentials in biology in Meadville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $33,560 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,440 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Meadville after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Meadville, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,900 biologists in Pennsylvania, 60 were working in the greater Meadville area. Meadville's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 7% 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 Meadville is $41,460 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.