Modesto has a total population of 188,856 and a student population of 18,885. Of these students, 18,410 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Modesto, by student population, is Modesto Junior College. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from Modesto Junior College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Modesto's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Modesto, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $670.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for biology related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Modesto after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Modesto, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 10,600 biologists in California. Of these biologists, 170 were working in the greater Modesto area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 23% in Modesto. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Modesto is $31,510 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.