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Biology Schools in Beckley, West Virginia

Biology Schools in Beckley, WV

If you decide that you want to get a biology degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 biology schools in Beckley, West Virginia. Beckley has a total population of 17,254 and a student population of 9,181. Of these students, 8,763 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.

Beckley's largest biology school is Mountain State University. In 2010, Mountain State University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in biology.

A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in biology in Beckley in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Beckley was $4,889 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,365 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,116 per year, on average, for room and board at Beckley-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,054.

Biology Salaries and Career Outlook in Beckley

If you plan on staying in Beckley after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Beckley, which is the most popular biology profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 biologists in West Virginia were working in the greater Beckley area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 9% in Beckley. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.

As a biologist in Beckley, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Biology Degree in Beckley
  • Associates Degree in Biology
  • Bachelors Degree in Biology
  • Biology Classes
  • Biology Courses
  • Biology Training

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  1. 1Mountain State UniversityMountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2New River Community and Technical CollegeNew River Community and Technical College

    221 George Street, Suite 2, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree