Fulton, Missouri has 2 biology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biology. Fulton has a general population of 12,128 and an overall student population of 3,499. Approximately 3,499 of Fulton's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Fulton's largest biology school is Westminster College. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Westminster College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Fulton's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Fulton was $18,005 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Fulton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,035 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,660.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fulton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 biologists in Missouri were working in the greater Fulton area. The number of biologists in Fulton is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Fulton is $43,370 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.