Vienna, WV has one biology school within its city limits. Ohio Valley University has a total student population of 495. It is the 427th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Biology students from Vienna 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.
Vienna lies in Wood county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna-OH area has 68,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $16.80/hr average worker wage, and a $34,940 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Valley University ends up costing a student $16,271/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Vienna|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||54.3 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||62.4 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||76.4 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||80.6 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||84.5 miles|