Rohnert Park has a general population of 42,236 and an overall student population of 8,546. Approximately 8,546 of Rohnert Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Rohnert Park, by student population, is Sonoma State University. In 2010, Sonoma State University graduated approximately 51 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 51 students graduated with credentials in biology in Rohnert Park in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Rohnert Park's biology schools was $21,550 per year for instate students and $32,710 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,732 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Rohnert Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,804 per year, on average, for room and board at Rohnert Park-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,408.
If you plan on staying in Rohnert Park after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Rohnert Park, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 13,100 biologists in California, 160 were working in the greater Rohnert Park area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 21% in Rohnert Park. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Rohnert Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,170 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.