North Kansas City, MO has one marine biology school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwest Missouri State University has a total student population of 7,076. It is the 1883rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 56th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about marine biology programs in North Kansas City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of marine biology professors at Northwest Missouri State University such as Peter Adam, Erick Bourassa, Uriel Buitrago-Suarez, Gregg Dieringer, Amanda Griffin, and Jeremiah Johnson.
Marine Biology students from North Kansas City schools who go on to become marine biologists, marine scientists, marine engineers, marine surveyors, 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, Conservation scientists make on average $61,180 per year and there are about 16,810 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 80 employed conservation scientists earning an average salary of $48,730. Biological scientists in this area earn $66,880/yr and there are 70 employed.
North Kansas City lies in Clay county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.073 out of every 1000 jobs in North Kansas City are held by biological scientists, and 0.083/1000 are held by conservation scientists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Missouri State University ends up costing a student $9,471/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Kansas City|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||17.4 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||17.6 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||45.7 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.6 miles|