Belmont has a general population of 25,123 and an overall student population of 1,613. Approximately 1,613 of Belmont's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Notre Dame de Namur University is the largest biology school in Belmont, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Biology program at Notre Dame de Namur University.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Belmont in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Belmont was $27,110 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,560 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Belmont-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Belmont after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Belmont, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. There were 10,600 biologists working in California and 1,420 working in the greater Belmont area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 23% in Belmont. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Belmont is $65,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.