Kilgore has a general population of 11,301 and an overall student population of 6,375. Approximately 6,375 of Kilgore's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Kilgore, by student population, is Kilgore College. In 2010, Kilgore College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Kilgore in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Kilgore's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,330 per year in instate tuition and $11,194 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,813 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Kilgore. And if you live on campus at one of the Kilgore-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $3,980 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,350.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Kilgore, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 67 biologists in Texas were working in the greater Kilgore area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 23% in Kilgore. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Kilgore, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,720 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.