Thibodaux has a general population of 14,431 and an overall student population of 14,338. Approximately 7,169 of Thibodaux's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Nicholls State University is the largest biology school in Thibodaux, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Biology program at Nicholls State University.
A reported 48 students graduated with credentials in biology in Thibodaux in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Thibodaux's biology schools was $15,311 per year for instate students and $21,779 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,310 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 Thibodaux, your job prospects are average. There were 1,300 biologists working in Louisiana and 50 working in the greater Thibodaux area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Thibodaux will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Thibodaux is $52,950 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.