Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has three biology schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a biology program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about biology programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of biology professors at Ohio State University such as Kobe Abdul-Salim, Brian A. Ahmer, Juan Alfonzo, Adam Andrew, Irina Artsimovitch, and Thomas Bacon.
Biology students from Columbus 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.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary.
Of the 3 biology schools in Columbus, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Capital University comes out as the most expensive ($21,441/yr) for biology students, with Ohio State University-Main Campus as the lowest, reported at only $16,868/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|