Bluefield has a general population of 11,451 and an overall student population of 1,989. Approximately 1,989 of Bluefield's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Bluefield's largest biology school is Bluefield State College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Biology program at Bluefield State College.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in biology in Bluefield in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Bluefield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,596.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for biology related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Bluefield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 biologists in West Virginia were working in the greater Bluefield area. The number of biologists in Bluefield is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Bluefield is $45,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.