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Biology Schools in Santa Maria, California

Biology Schools in Santa Maria, CA

With an overall population of 77,423 and a student population of 11,636, approximately 11,070 of Santa Maria students attend one of Santa Maria's schools that offer biology programs.

Allan Hancock College is the largest biology school in Santa Maria, based on student population. In 2010, Allan Hancock College graduated approximately 87 students from its biology program.

A total of 91 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Santa Maria in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $782 per year in tuition costs.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Santa Maria.

Biology Salaries and Career Outlook in Santa Maria

If you plan on staying in Santa Maria after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Santa Maria, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 13,100 biologists in California, 90 were working in the greater Santa Maria area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 21% in Santa Maria. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.

As a biologist in Santa Maria, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,480 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Biology Degree in Santa Maria
  • Associates Degree in Biology
  • Bachelors Degree in Biology
  • Biology Classes
  • Biology Courses
  • Biology Training

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  1. 1Allan Hancock CollegeAllan Hancock College

    800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, California 93454-6399

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate