There are 2 biology schools in Marietta, Georgia. Marietta has a general population of 58,748 and an overall student population of 20,408. Approximately 7,484 of Marietta's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Marietta's largest biology school is Life University. Approximately 43 students graduated in 2010 from Life University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 56 students graduated with a biology degree in Marietta. Tuition in 2009 at Marietta's biology schools was $21,965 per year for instate students and $27,213 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,675 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,415 per year, on average, for room and board at Marietta-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,700.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Marietta, your job prospects are average. There were 1,500 biologists working in Georgia and 1,020 working in the greater Marietta area in 2010. Marietta's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Marietta is $54,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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