College Place has a general population of 7,818 and an overall student population of 1,808. Approximately 1,808 of College Place's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in College Place, the largest biology school, by student population, is Walla Walla University. In 2010, Walla Walla University graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a biology degree in College Place. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in College Place was $22,794 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,068 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,010 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,698.
If you decide to work as a biologist in College Place, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 biologists in Washington State were working in the greater College Place area. The number of biologists in College Place is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in College Place, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,100 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.