New York City, NY (population: 8,459,026) has thirteen biology schools within its city limits. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in the city with a biology program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York. To learn more about biology programs in New York City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of biology professors at Columbia University in the City of New York such as Jacob Appel, Martin Chalfie, Darcy Kelley, Deborah Mowshowitz, and Julia Sable.
Biology students from New York City 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.
Of the 13 biology schools in New York City, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for biology students, with Touro College as the lowest, reported at only $4,470/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New York City|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||5.2 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||5.6 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||6.6 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||6.9 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||7.2 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||9.5 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||9.5 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||10.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||12.5 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||16.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||17.6 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||17.7 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||18.7 miles|