Montgomery has a general population of 1,942 and an overall student population of 2,165. Approximately 1,244 of Montgomery's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Montgomery's largest biology school is West Virginia University Institute of Technology. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from West Virginia University Institute of Technology with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Montgomery's biology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Montgomery's biology schools was $15,844 per year for instate students and $23,944 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,178 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,944 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Montgomery, your job prospects are average. There were 540 biologists working in West Virginia and 160 working in the greater Montgomery area in 2010. Montgomery's biologist workforce is projected 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 Montgomery is $42,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.