Santa Ana has a general population of 337,977 and an overall student population of 32,249. Approximately 31,073 of Santa Ana's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Santa Ana College is the largest biology school in Santa Ana, based on student population. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Santa Ana College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Santa Ana's biology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $652 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Santa Ana.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Santa Ana, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 13,100 biologists in California. Of these biologists, 1,180 were working in the greater Santa Ana area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 21% in Santa Ana. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Santa Ana is $70,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.