El Paso, Texas has 2 biology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biology. El Paso has a total population of 563,662 and a student population of 54,081. Of these students, 49,179 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The University of Texas at El Paso is the largest biology school in El Paso, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Texas at El Paso graduated approximately 165 students from its biology program.
A total of 251 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in El Paso in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at El Paso's biology schools was $19,115 per year for instate students and $27,475 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,045 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,659.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in El Paso, your job prospects are good. There were 7,530 biologists working in Texas and 40 working in the greater El Paso area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 23% in El Paso. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in El Paso is $52,770 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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