Greenville has a general population of 6,955 and an overall student population of 1,576. Approximately 1,576 of Greenville's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Greenville's largest biology school is Greenville College. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Biology program at Greenville College.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a biology degree in Greenville. If you decide to attend a biology school in Greenville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,216.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Greenville-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,796 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,233.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Greenville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 biologists in Illinois were working in the greater Greenville area. The number of biologists in Greenville is expected 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 Greenville is $46,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.