Santa Rosa has a general population of 147,595 and an overall student population of 26,703. Approximately 25,877 of Santa Rosa's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Santa Rosa, the largest biology school, by student population, is Santa Rosa Junior College. In 2010, Santa Rosa Junior College graduated approximately 132 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 137 students graduated with credentials in biology in Santa Rosa in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Santa Rosa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $741.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for biology related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Santa Rosa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 13,100 biologists in California. Of these biologists, 160 were working in the greater Santa Rosa area. Santa Rosa's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Santa Rosa, 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.