With an overall population of 3,068 and a student population of 8,648, approximately 8,648 of Slippery Rock students attend one of Slippery Rock's schools that offer biology programs.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is the largest biology school in Slippery Rock, based on student population. In 2010, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 34 students from its biology program.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Slippery Rock in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,032 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Slippery Rock biology schools was an average of $21,913 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,363 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,554 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 Slippery Rock, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 3,200 biologists in Pennsylvania. Of these biologists, 680 were working in the greater Slippery Rock area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 9% in Slippery Rock. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Slippery Rock is $33,580 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.