With an overall population of 2,870 and a student population of 711, approximately 711 of Philippi students attend one of Philippi's schools that offer biology programs.
Alderson Broaddus College is the largest biology school in Philippi, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Alderson Broaddus College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a biology degree in Philippi. If you decide to attend a biology school in Philippi, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,654.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philippi-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,002 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,974.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Philippi, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 540 biologists in West Virginia. Of these biologists, 70 were working in the greater Philippi area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 9% in Philippi. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Philippi is $45,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.