There are 2 biology schools in Whittier, California. Whittier has a total population of 83,680 and a student population of 24,983. Of these students, 24,525 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Whittier, by student population, is Whittier College. In 2010, Whittier College graduated approximately 21 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a biology degree in Whittier. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,449 per year in tuition costs.
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 Whittier. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,704 per year, on average, for room and board at Whittier-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,155.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Whittier, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,600 biologists in California, 1,850 were working in the greater Whittier area. The number of biologists in Whittier is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Whittier is $48,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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