Stanford has a total population of 13,315 and a student population of 18,498. Of these students, 18,498 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Stanford, by student population, is Stanford University. In 2010, Stanford University graduated approximately 217 students from its biology program.
A reported 405 students graduated with credentials in biology in Stanford in 2010. If you decide to attend a biology school in Stanford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,676.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,485 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Stanford-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $11,463 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Stanford, your job prospects are good. There were 10,600 biologists working in California and 1,130 working in the greater Stanford area in 2010. Stanford'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Stanford is $45,990 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.