With an overall population of 18,928 and a student population of 6,590, approximately 6,484 of Searcy students attend one of Searcy's schools that offer biology programs.
Harding University is the largest biology school in Searcy, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Biology program at Harding University.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a biology degree in Searcy. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,580 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,224 per year, on average, for room and board at Searcy-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Searcy after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Searcy, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 biologists in Arkansas were working in the greater Searcy area. The number of biologists in Searcy is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Searcy is $36,650 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.