With an overall population of 21,675 and a student population of 22,544, approximately 22,389 of Kennesaw students attend one of Kennesaw's schools that offer biology programs.
Kennesaw's largest biology school is Kennesaw State University. In 2010, Kennesaw State University graduated approximately 116 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 139 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Kennesaw in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Kennesaw's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,553 per year in instate tuition and $27,245 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Kennesaw. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,017 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Kennesaw after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Kennesaw, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. In 2010, there were 1,500 biologists in Georgia. Of these biologists, 1,020 were working in the greater Kennesaw area. The number of biologists in Kennesaw is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Kennesaw is $54,130 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.