Aptos has a total population of 9,396 and a student population of 15,974. Of these students, 15,974 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Aptos's largest biology school is Cabrillo College. In 2010, Cabrillo College graduated approximately 11 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a biology degree in Aptos. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Aptos was $774 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for biology related books and supplies every year.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Aptos, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 13,100 biologists in California. Of these biologists, 120 were working in the greater Aptos area. The number of biologists in Aptos is expected 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 Aptos is $73,780 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.