Monaca has a general population of 6,286 and an overall student population of 3,710. Approximately 2,779 of Monaca's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Monaca, the largest biology school, by student population, is Community College of Beaver County. In 2010, Community College of Beaver County graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Monaca's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,405 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Monaca after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Monaca, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 3,200 biologists in Pennsylvania, 680 were working in the greater Monaca area. The number of biologists in Monaca is expected to increase by 9% 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 Monaca is $33,580 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.