Bolivar has a general population of 9,143 and an overall student population of 3,716. Approximately 3,716 of Bolivar's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Bolivar, by student population, is Southwest Baptist University. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Southwest Baptist University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a biology degree in Bolivar. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Bolivar was $16,530 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bolivar-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,470 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,530.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Bolivar, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,360 biologists working in Missouri and 70 working in the greater Bolivar area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Bolivar will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Bolivar, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,780 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.