Fountain Valley has a general population of 54,978 and an overall student population of 11,636. Approximately 11,231 of Fountain Valley's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Coastline Community College is the largest biology school in Fountain Valley, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Biology program at Coastline Community College.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Fountain Valley's biology schools. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Fountain Valley was $650 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Fountain Valley.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Fountain Valley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 biologists in California were working in the greater Fountain Valley area. Fountain Valley's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Fountain Valley, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.