With an overall population of 23,347 and a student population of 4,854, approximately 4,796 of Clinton students attend one of Clinton's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Clinton, by student population, is Mississippi College. In 2010, approximately 140 students graduated from the Biology program at Mississippi College.
In 2010, 140 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Clinton's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,290 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 at one of the Clinton-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,020 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,025.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clinton, your job prospects are good. There were 530 biologists working in Mississippi and 160 working in the greater Clinton area in 2010. The number of biologists in Clinton is expected to increase by 27% 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 Clinton is $43,550 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.