Carlinville has a total population of 5,685 and a student population of 607. Of these students, 607 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Blackburn College is the largest biology school in Carlinville, based on student population. In 2010, Blackburn College graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a biology degree in Carlinville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,286 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,581 per year, on average, for room and board at Carlinville-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,836.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carlinville, your job prospects are average. There were 2,150 biologists working in Illinois and 330 working in the greater Carlinville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 10% in Carlinville. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Carlinville is $46,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.