York, Pennsylvania has 2 biology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biology. With an overall population of 40,862 and a student population of 10,303, approximately 7,069 of York students attend one of York's schools that offer biology programs.
York's largest biology school is York College Pennsylvania. In 2010, York College Pennsylvania graduated approximately 35 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a biology degree from one of York's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in York, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,285.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,280 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the York-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,106.
If you plan on staying in York after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in York, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. There were 1,900 biologists working in Pennsylvania and 70 working in the greater York area in 2010. York'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 York is $59,710 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.
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