If you decide that you want to get a biology degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 biology schools in Orange, California. Orange has a general population of 128,821 and an overall student population of 20,611. Approximately 19,096 of Orange's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 2 biology schools in Orange, the largest biology school, by student population, is Santiago Canyon College. In 2010, Santiago Canyon College graduated approximately 19 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a biology degree in Orange. If you decide to attend a biology school in Orange, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,708.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,832 per year, on average, for room and board at Orange-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,512.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orange, your job prospects are good. There were 13,100 biologists working in California and 1,180 working in the greater Orange area in 2010. Orange's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Orange, 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.
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