Kerrville has a general population of 20,425 and an overall student population of 1,128. Approximately 1,049 of Kerrville's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Kerrville's largest biology school is Schreiner University. In 2010, Schreiner University graduated approximately 7 students from its biology program.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in biology in Kerrville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,731 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Kerrville. And if you live on campus at one of the Kerrville-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,376 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,431.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Kerrville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,530 biologists in Texas, 40 were working in the greater Kerrville area. The number of biologists in Kerrville is expected to 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 Kerrville is $52,880 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.