Pulaski has a total population of 7,871 and a student population of 1,461. Of these students, 1,001 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Pulaski's largest biology school is Martin Methodist College. In 2010, Martin Methodist College graduated approximately 6 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Pulaski's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,638 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, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,638.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Pulaski, your job prospects are good. There were 1,460 biologists working in Tennessee and 70 working in the greater Pulaski area in 2010. Pulaski's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Pulaski, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,560 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.