Georgetown has a total population of 28,339 and a student population of 1,301. Of these students, 1,301 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Georgetown's largest biology school is Southwestern University. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern University with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a biology degree in Georgetown. If you decide to attend a biology school in Georgetown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,220.
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, you will face an additional expense of $9,310 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Georgetown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,530 biologists in Texas, 800 were working in the greater Georgetown area. The number of biologists in Georgetown is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Georgetown, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,850 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.