Camarillo has a total population of 57,077 and a student population of 3,953. Of these students, 3,862 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
California State University-Channel Islands is the largest biology school in Camarillo, based on student population. In 2010, California State University-Channel Islands graduated approximately 36 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 63 students graduated with credentials in biology in Camarillo in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Camarillo's biology schools was $21,299 per year for instate students and $32,459 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Camarillo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,719.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Camarillo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 biologists in California were working in the greater Camarillo area. Camarillo'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 Camarillo is $60,990 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.