With an overall population of 2,978 and a student population of 3,045, approximately 3,045 of Weed students attend one of Weed's schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Weed, by student population, is College of the Siskiyous. In 2010, College of the Siskiyous graduated approximately 5 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Weed's biology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Weed's biology schools was $15,018 per year for instate students and $20,194 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Weed-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,218.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Weed, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 73 biologists in California were working in the greater Weed area. Weed's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 18% 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 Weed is $61,890 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.