Alvin has a general population of 21,413 and an overall student population of 5,240. Approximately 5,240 of Alvin's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Alvin Community College is the largest biology school in Alvin, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Biology program at Alvin Community College.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Alvin's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Alvin was $1,114 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,575 for biology related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Alvin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 biologists in Texas were working in the greater Alvin area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Alvin will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Alvin is $55,560 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.