Warrensburg has a general population of 16,340 and an overall student population of 11,230. Approximately 11,191 of Warrensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Warrensburg, by student population, is University of Central Missouri. In 2010, University of Central Missouri graduated approximately 45 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 45 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Warrensburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Warrensburg's biology schools was $16,255 per year for instate students and $22,840 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Warrensburg-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,320 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 Warrensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 biologists in Missouri were working in the greater Warrensburg area. The number of biologists in Warrensburg 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 Warrensburg is $43,060 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.