With an overall population of 137,946 and a student population of 28,351, approximately 27,237 of Torrance students attend one of Torrance's schools that offer biology programs.
Torrance's largest biology school is El Camino Community College District. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Biology program at El Camino Community College District.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in biology in Torrance in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Torrance was $794 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Torrance.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Torrance, your job prospects are good. There were 10,600 biologists working in California and 1,850 working in the greater Torrance area in 2010. The number of biologists in Torrance is expected 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 Torrance is $48,040 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.