Carson has a general population of 89,730 and an overall student population of 14,667. Approximately 14,477 of Carson's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Carson's largest biology school is California State University-Dominguez Hills. Approximately 37 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Dominguez Hills with credentials in biology.
A total of 37 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Carson in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carson's biology schools was $19,671 per year for instate students and $30,831 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Carson-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,781.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,600 biologists in California, 1,850 were working in the greater Carson area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Carson will increase by 23% 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 Carson is $48,040 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.