There are 2 biology schools in College Station, Texas. College Station has a general population of 67,890 and an overall student population of 50,530. Approximately 50,530 of College Station's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 2 biology schools in College Station, the largest biology school, by student population, is Texas A & M University. Approximately 253 students graduated in 2010 from Texas A & M University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 441 students graduated with a biology degree in College Station. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,316 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all College Station biology schools was an average of $34,746 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,278 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,039 per year, on average, for room and board at College Station-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,277.
If you decide to work as a biologist in College Station, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,530 biologists in Texas. Of these biologists, 250 were working in the greater College Station area. College Station's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in College Station, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,960 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.