Palm Desert has a general population of 41,155 and an overall student population of 10,286. Approximately 10,193 of Palm Desert's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Palm Desert, the largest biology school, by student population, is College of the Desert. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from College of the Desert with credentials in biology.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in biology in Palm Desert in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Palm Desert, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $762.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for biology related books and supplies every year.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palm Desert, your job prospects are good. There were 13,100 biologists working in California and 680 working in the greater Palm Desert area in 2010. The number of biologists in Palm Desert is expected to increase by 21% 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 Palm Desert is $68,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.