Waynesburg has a total population of 4,184 and a student population of 2,555. Of these students, 2,515 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Waynesburg University is the largest biology school in Waynesburg, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Biology program at Waynesburg University.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Waynesburg's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Waynesburg was $17,760 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,370 per year, on average, for room and board at Waynesburg-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waynesburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,900 biologists working in Pennsylvania and 60 working in the greater Waynesburg area in 2010. The number of biologists in Waynesburg is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Waynesburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,460 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.