Saratoga has a total population of 29,843 and a student population of 12,893. Of these students, 12,893 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Saratoga, the largest biology school, by student population, is West Valley College. In 2010, West Valley College graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Saratoga in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $700 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,388 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Saratoga.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Saratoga, your job prospects are good. There were 10,600 biologists working in California and 1,130 working in the greater Saratoga area in 2010. Saratoga's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Saratoga, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.