District Of Columbia contains eight schools that offer biology programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking biology school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 biology schools in District Of Columbia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Biology students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become biologists, marine biologists, wildlife biologists, molecular biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. Also, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the District Of Columbia alone, there are 300 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $84,820. Biological scientists in this state earn $104,350/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the biology schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from biology, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.