Thousand Oaks has a general population of 117,005 and an overall student population of 3,714. Approximately 3,714 of Thousand Oaks's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
California Lutheran University is the largest biology school in Thousand Oaks, based on student population. In 2010, California Lutheran University graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Thousand Oaks in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Thousand Oaks, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,230.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,450 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Thousand Oaks-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,440.
If you plan on staying in Thousand Oaks after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Thousand Oaks, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 biologists in California were working in the greater Thousand Oaks area. Thousand Oaks's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Thousand Oaks is $60,990 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.