Carson City has a general population of 52,457 and an overall student population of 5,355. Approximately 5,229 of Carson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Western Nevada College is the largest biology school in Carson City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Biology program at Western Nevada College.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in biology in Carson City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Carson City was $2,010 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,310 for biology related books and supplies each year.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 biologists in Nevada were working in the greater Carson City area. The government projects that the number of biologists in Carson City will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Carson City is $68,110 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.