Marshall, Texas has 2 biology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biology. With an overall population of 23,935 and a student population of 3,379, approximately 2,416 of Marshall students attend one of Marshall's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 2 biology schools in Marshall, the largest biology school, by student population, is East Texas Baptist University. In 2010, East Texas Baptist University graduated approximately 9 students from its biology program.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in biology in Marshall in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Marshall, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,575.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $589 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Marshall. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,392 per year, on average, for room and board at Marshall-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,334.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Marshall, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,650 biologists in Texas. Of these biologists, 60 were working in the greater Marshall area. The number of biologists in Marshall is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Marshall is $57,420 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.
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