Millersville has a general population of 7,774 and an overall student population of 8,427. Approximately 8,427 of Millersville's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Millersville, the largest biology school, by student population, is Millersville University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Millersville University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 99 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 99 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Millersville's biology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Millersville's biology schools was $17,658 per year for instate students and $26,074 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,766 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 Millersville after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Millersville, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 67 biologists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Millersville area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 7% in Millersville. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Millersville is $57,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.