La Verne has a general population of 31,638 and an overall student population of 7,482. Approximately 7,482 of La Verne's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in La Verne, the largest biology school, by student population, is University of La Verne. In 2010, University of La Verne graduated approximately 11 students from its biology program.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in biology in La Verne in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,250 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,670 per year, on average, for room and board at La Verne-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,128.
If you plan on staying in La Verne after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in La Verne, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 biologists in California were working in the greater La Verne area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 23% in La Verne. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in La Verne is $48,040 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.