Fairfield has a general population of 96,178 and an overall student population of 12,397. Approximately 12,222 of Fairfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Fairfield, by student population, is Solano Community College. In 2010, approximately 188 students graduated from the Biology program at Solano Community College.
In 2010, 200 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Fairfield's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Fairfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $816.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 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 Fairfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,600 biologists in California, 70 were working in the greater Fairfield area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Fairfield will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Fairfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,080 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.