There are 2 biology schools in Pasadena, California. With an overall population of 133,936 and a student population of 36,548, approximately 28,583 of Pasadena students attend one of Pasadena's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Pasadena, by student population, is Pasadena City College. In 2010, Pasadena City College graduated approximately 39 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 75 students graduated with credentials in biology in Pasadena in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,644 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,464 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pasadena-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,755 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,382.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Pasadena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 biologists in California were working in the greater Pasadena area. The number of biologists in Pasadena is expected 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 Pasadena is $48,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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