With an overall population of 4,019 and a student population of 7,559, approximately 7,559 of Pomona students attend one of Pomona's schools that offer biology programs.
Pomona's largest biology school is The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Approximately 120 students graduated in 2010 from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with credentials in biology.
A total of 147 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Pomona in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,860 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pomona biology schools was an average of $33,543 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for biology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,694 per year, on average, for room and board at Pomona-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,881.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Pomona, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,850 biologists in New Jersey, 30 were working in the greater Pomona area. Pomona's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 3% 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 Pomona is $73,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.