Carrollton has a total population of 19,843 and a student population of 11,500. Of these students, 11,500 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
University of West Georgia is the largest biology school in Carrollton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 95 students graduated from the Biology program at University of West Georgia.
A reported 95 students graduated with credentials in biology in Carrollton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carrollton's biology schools was $17,748 per year for instate students and $29,724 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Carrollton. And if you live on campus at one of the Carrollton-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,504 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Carrollton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,500 biologists in Georgia, 1,020 were working in the greater Carrollton area. Carrollton's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Carrollton, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,130 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.