Casper has a general population of 49,644 and an overall student population of 4,478. Approximately 4,478 of Casper's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Casper College is the largest biology school in Casper, based on student population. In 2010, Casper College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Casper's biology schools. If you decide to attend one of Casper's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,182 per year in instate tuition and $13,446 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Casper-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Casper, your job prospects are good. There were 410 biologists working in Wyoming and 60 working in the greater Casper area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Casper will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Casper, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.