Maryville has a total population of 10,581 and a student population of 7,076. Of these students, 7,076 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Northwest Missouri State University is the largest biology school in Maryville, based on student population. In 2010, Northwest Missouri State University graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Maryville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Maryville's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,753 per year in instate tuition and $19,530 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $500 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,130 per year, on average, for room and board at Maryville-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 Maryville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,360 biologists working in Missouri and 30 working in the greater Maryville area in 2010. The number of biologists in Maryville is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Maryville is $44,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.