With an overall population of 23,609 and a student population of 3,206, approximately 3,206 of South Lake Tahoe students attend one of South Lake Tahoe's schools that offer biology programs.
South Lake Tahoe's largest biology school is Lake Tahoe Community College. In 2010, Lake Tahoe Community College graduated approximately 26 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a biology degree in South Lake Tahoe. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $687 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for biology related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in South Lake Tahoe after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in South Lake Tahoe, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. There were 13,100 biologists working in California and 1,860 working in the greater South Lake Tahoe area in 2010. The number of biologists in South Lake Tahoe is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in South Lake Tahoe is $75,850 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.