There are 2 biology schools in Hayward, California. Hayward has a total population of 140,030 and a student population of 32,761. Of these students, 30,124 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Hayward, by student population, is California State University-East Bay. Approximately 118 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-East Bay with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 208 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Hayward's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,931 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hayward biology schools was an average of $32,091 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,686 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Hayward. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,218 per year, on average, for room and board at Hayward-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,499.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Hayward, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,600 biologists in California. Of these biologists, 1,460 were working in the greater Hayward area. Hayward's biologist workforce is projected to 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 Hayward is $48,030 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.
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