Livingston has a general population of 3,297 and an overall student population of 5,157. Approximately 5,157 of Livingston's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Livingston, the largest biology school, by student population, is University of West Alabama. In 2010, University of West Alabama graduated approximately 10 students from its biology program.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Livingston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Livingston's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,052 per year in instate tuition and $20,112 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,120 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Livingston-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $4,346 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,636.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Livingston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,410 biologists in Alabama. Of these biologists, 60 were working in the greater Livingston area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Livingston will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Livingston is $45,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.