Fargo, ND (population: 95,232) has one biology school within its city limits. North Dakota State University-Main Campus has a total student population of 14,189. It is the 1427th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of North Dakota (#1 is University of Mary). To learn more about biology programs in Fargo, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of biology professors at North Dakota State University such as Marc Anderson, Tami Asplin, Todd Boonstra, Malcolm Butler, Gary Clambey, and Kathy Edwards.
Biology students from Fargo 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.
Fargo lies in Cass county, which is one of the 32 counties in North Dakota. Overall, the Fargo-MN area has 120,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.6% unemployment rate, $17.77/hr average worker wage, and a $36,960 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Dakota State University-Main Campus ends up costing a student $12,847/yr.