With an overall population of 27,741 and a student population of 2,834, approximately 2,834 of Frankfort students attend one of Frankfort's schools that offer biology programs.
Frankfort's largest biology school is Kentucky State University. In 2010, Kentucky State University graduated approximately 11 students from its biology program.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in biology in Frankfort in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Frankfort's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,466 per year in instate tuition and $24,428 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,480 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Frankfort, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 630 biologists in Kentucky, 160 were working in the greater Frankfort area. The number of biologists in Frankfort is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Frankfort, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.