With an overall population of 17,757 and a student population of 1,079, approximately 1,042 of Hannibal students attend one of Hannibal's schools that offer biology programs.
Hannibal-Lagrange College is the largest biology school in Hannibal, based on student population. In 2010, Hannibal-Lagrange College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a biology degree in Hannibal. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,530 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Hannibal. And if you live on campus at one of the Hannibal-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $12,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Hannibal, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,360 biologists working in Missouri and 30 working in the greater Hannibal area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Hannibal will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Hannibal, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,010 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.