Poplarville, MS has seventeen biology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with a biology program, has a total student population of 11,464. It is the 60th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Louisiana. To learn more about biology programs in Poplarville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of biology professors at Tulane University of Louisiana such as Sylvia Alappat, Andrei Belousov, Joan Bennett, Cherif Boudaba, Carol Burdsal, and Greg Corder.
Biology students from Poplarville schools who go on to become biologists, marine biologists, wildlife biologists, molecular biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. Also, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed in the US today.
Poplarville lies in Pearl River county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area has 129,220 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.0% unemployment rate, $15.08/hr average worker wage, and a $31,360 average annual salary.
Of the 17 biology schools with a 100-mile radius of Poplarville, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr) for biology students, with Our Lady of Holy Cross College as the lowest, reported at only $2,874/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Poplarville|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||58.3 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||98.7 miles|