Clarksville has a total population of 7,719 and a student population of 625. Of these students, 625 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Clarksville, by student population, is University of the Ozarks. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from University of the Ozarks with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a biology degree in Clarksville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,900 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Clarksville-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,350 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Clarksville after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Clarksville, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. In 2010, there were 370 biologists in Arkansas. Of these biologists, 40 were working in the greater Clarksville area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 11% in Clarksville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Clarksville is $40,240 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.