With an overall population of 8,832 and a student population of 11,300, approximately 11,300 of Cheney students attend one of Cheney's schools that offer biology programs.
Cheney's largest biology school is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, approximately 103 students graduated from the Biology program at Eastern Washington University.
In 2010, 103 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Cheney's biology schools. If you decide to attend one of Cheney's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,838 per year in instate tuition and $26,556 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Cheney, your job prospects are good. There were 4,050 biologists working in Washington State and 150 working in the greater Cheney area in 2010. The number of biologists in Cheney is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Cheney, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,700 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.