Chanute has a total population of 9,411 and a student population of 2,275. Of these students, 2,275 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Neosho County Community College is the largest biology school in Chanute, based on student population. In 2010, Neosho County Community College graduated approximately 3 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a biology degree in Chanute. Tuition in 2009 at Chanute's biology schools was $9,448 per year for instate students and $10,216 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $320 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,748.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chanute, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 890 biologists in Kansas, 190 were working in the greater Chanute area. The number of biologists in Chanute is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Chanute is $46,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.