With an overall population of 55,085 and a student population of 5,932, approximately 3,792 of Pine Bluff students attend one of Pine Bluff's schools that offer biology programs.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is the largest biology school in Pine Bluff, based on student population. In 2010, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Pine Bluff in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,104 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pine Bluff biology schools was an average of $20,784 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pine Bluff-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,167 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,936.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pine Bluff, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 470 biologists in Arkansas. Of these biologists, 40 were working in the greater Pine Bluff area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Pine Bluff will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Pine Bluff, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.