Eureka has a total population of 26,128 and a student population of 7,708. Of these students, 7,634 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Eureka, by student population, is College of the Redwoods. Approximately 35 students graduated in 2010 from College of the Redwoods with credentials in biology.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in biology in Eureka in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Eureka's biology schools was $10,724 per year for instate students and $16,148 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,330 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,558 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,178.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Eureka, your job prospects are good. There were 2,500 biologists working in California and 40 working in the greater Eureka area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 12% in Eureka. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Eureka, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.