Madison, Wisconsin has 3 biology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biology. Madison has a general population of 208,054 and an overall student population of 78,603. Approximately 60,813 of Madison's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
University of Wisconsin-Madison is the largest biology school in Madison, based on student population. Approximately 361 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Madison with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 754 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Madison's biology schools. If you decide to attend one of Madison's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,989 per year in instate tuition and $33,363 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,035 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,129 per year, on average, for room and board at Madison-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,433.
If you plan on staying in Madison after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Madison, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,430 biologists in Wisconsin, 410 were working in the greater Madison area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 5% in Madison. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Madison, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,490 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.
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