With an overall population of 13,541 and a student population of 2,250, approximately 2,250 of Susanville students attend one of Susanville's schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Susanville, the largest biology school, by student population, is Lassen Community College. In 2010, Lassen Community College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in biology.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Susanville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,387 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Susanville biology schools was an average of $15,947 per year in 2009.
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 Susanville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,060 per year, on average, for room and board at Susanville-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,425.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Susanville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,800 biologists in California. Of these biologists, 160 were working in the greater Susanville area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 18% in Susanville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Susanville, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.