With an overall population of 26,232 and a student population of 1,083, approximately 1,083 of Liberty students attend one of Liberty's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Liberty, by student population, is William Jewell College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Biology program at William Jewell College.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Liberty's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,300 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Liberty-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,700 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 Liberty after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Liberty, which is the most popular biology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 biologists in Missouri were working in the greater Liberty area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Liberty will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Liberty, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.