Mission Viejo has a general population of 93,102 and an overall student population of 23,260. Approximately 23,260 of Mission Viejo's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Mission Viejo, the largest biology school, by student population, is Saddleback College. In 2010, Saddleback College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Mission Viejo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $658 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Mission Viejo.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Mission Viejo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 biologists in California were working in the greater Mission Viejo area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 21% in Mission Viejo. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Mission Viejo, 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.