Powell has a total population of 5,373 and a student population of 2,099. Of these students, 2,099 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Powell, the largest biology school, by student population, is Northwest College. In 2010, Northwest College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a biology degree in Powell. If you decide to attend one of Powell's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,851 per year in instate tuition and $13,115 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,916 per year, on average, for room and board at Powell-based biology schools. 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 Powell, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 350 biologists in Wyoming, 100 were working in the greater Powell area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 10% in Powell. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Powell is $59,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.