Manitowoc has a total population of 34,053 and a student population of 772. Of these students, 704 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Manitowoc, by student population, is Silver Lake College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Biology program at Silver Lake College.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Manitowoc in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Manitowoc, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,560.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Manitowoc. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,060.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Manitowoc, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,120 biologists in Wisconsin, 50 were working in the greater Manitowoc area. Manitowoc's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Manitowoc is $52,450 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.