Marshall has a total population of 12,735 and a student population of 6,740. Of these students, 6,740 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Marshall, by student population, is Southwest Minnesota State University. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Biology program at Southwest Minnesota State University.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Marshall in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,932 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,520 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Marshall, your job prospects are good. There were 1,100 biologists working in Minnesota and 140 working in the greater Marshall area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Marshall will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Marshall, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,580 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.