Collegedale has a total population of 6,514 and a student population of 2,891. Of these students, 2,891 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Southern Adventist University is the largest biology school in Collegedale, based on student population. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Adventist University with credentials in biology.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in biology in Collegedale in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,112 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Collegedale-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Collegedale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 biologists in Tennessee were working in the greater Collegedale area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Collegedale will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Collegedale, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,600 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.