Moraga has a general population of 16,290 and an overall student population of 3,636. Approximately 3,636 of Moraga's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Saint Marys College of California is the largest biology school in Moraga, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Biology program at Saint Marys College of California.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a biology degree in Moraga. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $33,910 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,512 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Moraga. And if you live on campus at one of the Moraga-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $11,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $39,562.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Moraga, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 biologists in California were working in the greater Moraga area. Moraga's biologist workforce is projected 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 Moraga is $48,030 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.