Russellville has a general population of 23,682 and an overall student population of 8,873. Approximately 8,814 of Russellville's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Russellville, the largest biology school, by student population, is Arkansas Tech University. In 2010, Arkansas Tech University graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in biology in Russellville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Russellville's biology schools was $13,688 per year for instate students and $17,696 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,380 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,256 per year, on average, for room and board at Russellville-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,432.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Russellville, your job prospects are good. There were 470 biologists working in Arkansas and 50 working in the greater Russellville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Russellville will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Russellville is $36,650 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.