Cheyenne has a general population of 53,011 and an overall student population of 5,117. Approximately 4,905 of Cheyenne's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Laramie County Community College is the largest biology school in Cheyenne, based on student population. In 2010, Laramie County Community College graduated approximately 22 students from its biology program.
A total of 22 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Cheyenne in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cheyenne's biology schools was $11,560 per year for instate students and $14,824 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,066 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Cheyenne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,832 per year, on average, for room and board at Cheyenne-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Cheyenne, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 biologists in Wyoming were working in the greater Cheyenne area. Cheyenne's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Cheyenne is $62,400 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.