With an overall population of 6,400 and a student population of 7,031, approximately 7,031 of Taft students attend one of Taft's schools that offer biology programs.
Taft College is the largest biology school in Taft, based on student population. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Taft College with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Taft's biology schools. If you decide to attend one of Taft's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $8,406 per year in instate tuition and $13,296 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,545 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,824 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,460.
If you plan on staying in Taft after graduating from biology school, you should know that job prospects for biologists in Taft, which is the most popular biology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 13,100 biologists in California, 190 were working in the greater Taft area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 21% in Taft. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Taft, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.