Douglas has a general population of 14,312 and an overall student population of 4,739. Approximately 4,739 of Douglas's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Cochise College is the largest biology school in Douglas, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Biology program at Cochise College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a biology degree in Douglas. If you decide to attend one of Douglas's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,543 per year in instate tuition and $14,870 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,530 per year, on average, for room and board at Douglas-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,648.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Douglas, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 610 biologists in Arizona, 80 were working in the greater Douglas area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Douglas will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Douglas, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,310 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.