There are 3 biology schools in Irvine, California. Irvine has a general population of 143,072 and an overall student population of 49,470. Approximately 43,000 of Irvine's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 3 biology schools in Irvine, the largest biology school, by student population, is University of California-Irvine. In 2010, University of California-Irvine graduated approximately 905 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 1,013 students graduated with credentials in biology in Irvine in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,279 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Irvine biology schools was an average of $42,613 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,627 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Irvine. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,322 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,167.
If you plan on staying in Irvine after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Irvine, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 biologists in California were working in the greater Irvine area. Irvine'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Irvine is $70,030 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.
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