Sheridan has a general population of 15,804 and an overall student population of 3,899. Approximately 3,899 of Sheridan's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Sheridan, the largest biology school, by student population, is Sheridan College. In 2010, Sheridan College graduated approximately 5 students from its biology program.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in biology in Sheridan in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Sheridan's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,770 per year in instate tuition and $14,034 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Sheridan. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,170.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sheridan, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 350 biologists in Wyoming. Of these biologists, 90 were working in the greater Sheridan area. The number of biologists in Sheridan is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Sheridan, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.