Sonora has a general population of 4,423 and an overall student population of 3,629. Approximately 3,629 of Sonora's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Sonora, by student population, is Columbia College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Columbia College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Sonora's biology schools. If you decide to attend a biology school in Sonora, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $670.
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 Sonora.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sonora, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,600 biologists in California, 120 were working in the greater Sonora area. Sonora's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Sonora is $31,320 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.