Fayette has a general population of 2,793 and an overall student population of 4,185. Approximately 1,051 of Fayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the largest biology school in Fayette, based on student population. In 2010, Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences graduated approximately 17 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a biology degree in Fayette. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Fayette was $18,670 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Fayette. And if you live on campus at one of the Fayette-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,240 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Fayette after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Fayette, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,490 biologists in Missouri, 120 were working in the greater Fayette area. Fayette's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Fayette is $31,310 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.
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