With an overall population of 80,865 and a student population of 11,780, approximately 10,578 of Redding students attend one of Redding's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Redding, the largest biology school, by student population, is Shasta College. In 2010, Shasta College graduated approximately 19 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a biology degree in Redding. Tuition in 2009 at Redding's biology schools was $10,837 per year for instate students and $15,469 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Redding-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,937.
If you plan on staying in Redding after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Redding, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 13,100 biologists in California. Of these biologists, 60 were working in the greater Redding area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 21% in Redding. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Redding is $69,190 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.