With an overall population of 27,204 and a student population of 13,654, approximately 12,427 of Laramie students attend one of Laramie's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Laramie, the largest biology school, by student population, is University of Wyoming. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 112 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Laramie in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Laramie's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,020 per year in instate tuition and $23,940 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Laramie. And if you live on campus at one of the Laramie-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Laramie, your job prospects are good. There were 210 biologists working in Wyoming and 100 working in the greater Laramie area in 2010. Laramie's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 12% 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 Laramie is $37,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.