Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has two biology schools within its city limits. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in the city with a biology program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma. To learn more about biology programs in Oklahoma City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of biology professors at Oklahoma City University such as John Branch, Kent Buchanan, Helen Gaudin, Ralph Jones, Adam Ryburn, and Don Skinner-Noble.
Biology students from Oklahoma 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.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary.
Of the 2 biology schools in Oklahoma City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma City University comes out as the most expensive ($18,609/yr) for biology students, with Oklahoma City University as the lowest, reported at only $18,609/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|