There are 2 biology schools in Spokane, Washington. Spokane has a general population of 195,629 and an overall student population of 28,115. Approximately 10,414 of Spokane's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Spokane's largest biology school is Gonzaga University. In 2010, Gonzaga University graduated approximately 58 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 81 students graduated with a biology degree in Spokane. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Spokane was $29,162 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $930 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Spokane. And if you live on campus at one of the Spokane-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,183 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,163.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Spokane, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,050 biologists in Washington State. Of these biologists, 150 were working in the greater Spokane area. Spokane'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 Spokane is $60,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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