Seaside has a total population of 31,696 and a student population of 4,688. Of these students, 4,688 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Seaside, by student population, is California State University-Monterey Bay. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Monterey Bay with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a biology degree in Seaside. If you decide to attend one of Seaside's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,382 per year in instate tuition and $29,542 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,386 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Seaside. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,290 per year, on average, for room and board at Seaside-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,570.
If you plan on staying in Seaside after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Seaside, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 3,800 biologists in California. Of these biologists, 70 were working in the greater Seaside area. Seaside's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.