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Biology Schools in Jackson, Mississippi

Biology Schools in Jackson, MS

There are 4 biology schools in Jackson, Mississippi. Jackson has a general population of 184,256 and an overall student population of 16,993. Approximately 15,195 of Jackson's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.

The largest biology school in Jackson, by student population, is University of Mississippi Medical Center. Approximately 85 students graduated in 2010 from University of Mississippi Medical Center with credentials in biology.

A reported 202 students graduated with credentials in biology in Jackson in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Jackson's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $28,534 per year in instate tuition and $30,776 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,516 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Jackson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,189 per year, on average, for room and board at Jackson-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,634.

Biology Salaries and Career Outlook in Jackson

If you plan on staying in Jackson after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Jackson, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 530 biologists in Mississippi. Of these biologists, 160 were working in the greater Jackson area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 27% in Jackson. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Jackson is $43,550 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Biology Degree in Jackson
  • Associates Degree in Biology
  • Bachelors Degree in Biology
  • Biology Classes
  • Biology Courses
  • Biology Training

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  1. 1Jackson State UniversityJackson State University

    Address:
    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Belhaven UniversityBelhaven University

    Address:
    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3University of Mississippi Medical CenterUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center

    Address:
    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Millsaps CollegeMillsaps College

    Address:
    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

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