Magnolia has a general population of 10,858 and an overall student population of 3,226. Approximately 3,226 of Magnolia's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is the largest biology school in Magnolia, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Biology program at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in biology in Magnolia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,280 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Magnolia biology schools was an average of $18,920 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Magnolia-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $4,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,624.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Magnolia, your job prospects are average. There were 370 biologists working in Arkansas and 70 working in the greater Magnolia area in 2010. The number of biologists in Magnolia is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.