Appleton has a total population of 70,087 and a student population of 12,026. Of these students, 1,483 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Lawrence University is the largest biology school in Appleton, based on student population. In 2010, Lawrence University graduated approximately 38 students from its biology program.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in biology in Appleton in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Appleton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,596.
You should also anticipate spending about $750 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Appleton-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,053 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Appleton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,120 biologists in Wisconsin. Of these biologists, 40 were working in the greater Appleton area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Appleton will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.