Canton has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 754. Approximately 754 of Canton's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Canton, by student population, is Culver-Stockton College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Biology program at Culver-Stockton College.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in biology in Canton in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Canton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,550.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Canton-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Canton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,360 biologists working in Missouri and 30 working in the greater Canton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 4% in Canton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Canton is $44,010 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.