Malibu has a general population of 12,575 and an overall student population of 7,733. Approximately 7,733 of Malibu's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Pepperdine University is the largest biology school in Malibu, based on student population. In 2010, Pepperdine University graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Malibu in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Malibu was $37,850 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,980 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Malibu, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 biologists in California were working in the greater Malibu area. The number of biologists in Malibu is expected to increase by 23% 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 Malibu is $48,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.