Dayton has a total population of 6,180 and a student population of 1,148. Of these students, 1,148 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Bryan College is the largest biology school in Dayton, based on student population. In 2010, Bryan College graduated approximately 2 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Dayton's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,860 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Dayton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,354 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,660.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Dayton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 biologists in Tennessee were working in the greater Dayton area. Dayton's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 14% 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 Dayton is $54,940 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.