Reedley has a total population of 20,756 and a student population of 15,384. Of these students, 15,384 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Reedley, the largest biology school, by student population, is Reedley College. In 2010, Reedley College graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in biology in Reedley in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,702 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Reedley biology schools was an average of $16,118 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,640 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Reedley-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,504 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,198.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Reedley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 13,100 biologists in California, 300 were working in the greater Reedley area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Reedley will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Reedley is $61,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.