Thatcher has a total population of 4,022 and a student population of 7,241. Of these students, 7,241 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Thatcher, the largest biology school, by student population, is Eastern Arizona College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Biology program at Eastern Arizona College.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in biology in Thatcher in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Thatcher's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,538 per year in instate tuition and $18,138 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $885 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,075 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,049.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Thatcher, your job prospects are average. There were 610 biologists working in Arizona and 80 working in the greater Thatcher area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 9% in Thatcher. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Thatcher is $59,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.