Petersburg is located in Petersburg county and has a population of 33,740.
The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in science schools in Petersburg during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $3,878.00. The average tuition was $9,395.00 for non-residents studying in Virginia.
The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for science schools in Petersburg is $1,050.00. Students living on campus at science schools in Petersburg paid an average of $9,295.00 for room and board during the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students living at home incurred costs of $3,120.00. There are two science colleges in Petersburg from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. 156 students were reported to have graduated from science programs in Petersburg in the 2008 - 2009 school year.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Soil and Plant Scientists||$51,700.00||Not available|
|Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$106,930.00||130|
|Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$55,840.00||450|