With an overall population of 18,162 and a student population of 2,694, approximately 973 of Thomasville students attend one of Thomasville's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Thomasville, by student population, is Thomas University. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Biology program at Thomas University.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Thomasville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Thomasville was $11,894 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Thomasville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,850 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,894.
If you plan on staying in Thomasville after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Thomasville, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. In 2010, there were 1,500 biologists in Georgia. Of these biologists, 80 were working in the greater Thomasville area. Thomasville's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Thomasville, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,430 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.