San Mateo has a general population of 92,482 and an overall student population of 11,310. Approximately 11,310 of San Mateo's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in San Mateo, the largest biology school, by student population, is College of San Mateo. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from College of San Mateo with credentials in biology.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in biology in San Mateo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $780 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for biology related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in San Mateo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 biologists in California were working in the greater San Mateo area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 23% in San Mateo. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in San Mateo is $65,000 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.