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Biology Schools in Costa Mesa, California

There are 43 schools around Costa Mesa, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 3,077 students graduated with degrees from Costa Mesa biology schools. 2,715 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 127 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,959 students graduate from programs in this city in biology per year. This accounts for about 34% of biology students who California schools graduate. More specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in biology, 127 with an associate's level degree, 2,715 with a bachelor's level degree, 121 with a master's level degree, and 92 with a degree at the doctorate level.

43 biology schools are in Costa Mesa. Out of these, 20 schools are private, while 23 schools are public. While tuition at a private biology school varies from $6,532 to $41,130, public biology school tuition varies from $4,807 to $11,232.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $22,390. While the lowest tuition in Costa Mesa, which is $4,807 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $41,130 every year, is at Pitzer College.

Biology schools in Costa Mesa offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

On average, 2,959 students graduate from programs in this city in biology per year. This accounts for about 34% of biology students who California schools graduate. More specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in biology, 127 with an associate's level degree, 2,715 with a bachelor's level degree, 121 with a master's level degree, and 92 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate 2006: 20
  • Certificate 2007: 15
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 22
  • Associate 2006: 81
  • Associate 2007: 133
  • Associate 2008: 126
  • Associate 2009: 143
  • Associate 2010: 127
  • Bachelor 2006: 2235
  • Bachelor 2007: 2450
  • Bachelor 2008: 2490
  • Bachelor 2009: 2415
  • Bachelor 2010: 2715
  • Master 2006: 91
  • Master 2007: 76
  • Master 2008: 117
  • Master 2009: 101
  • Master 2010: 121
  • Doctorate 2006: 70
  • Doctorate 2007: 80
  • Doctorate 2008: 97
  • Doctorate 2009: 80
  • Doctorate 2010: 92

Biology Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

Schools in Costa Mesa offer a total of 99 biology programs. Of these programs, about 40.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate: 13
  • Associate: 17
  • Bachelor: 40
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 14

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49540
  • 25th Percentile: 65510
  • Median: 75820
  • 75th Percentile: 90850
  • 90th Percentile: 109150

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47230
  • 25th Percentile: 59820
  • Median: 81370
  • 75th Percentile: 104300
  • 90th Percentile: 123830

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 88280
  • 25th Percentile: 108720
  • Median: 144900
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42510
  • 25th Percentile: 50710
  • Median: 66290
  • 75th Percentile: 82900
  • 90th Percentile: 93040

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41900
  • 25th Percentile: 45980
  • Median: 55170
  • 75th Percentile: 61950
  • 90th Percentile: 67610

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22800
  • 25th Percentile: 31070
  • Median: 38730
  • 75th Percentile: 48470
  • 90th Percentile: 64200

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40580
  • 25th Percentile: 51070
  • Median: 67570
  • 75th Percentile: 83360
  • 90th Percentile: 94670

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43930
  • 25th Percentile: 55690
  • Median: 70380
  • 75th Percentile: 86760
  • 90th Percentile: 106970

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68280
  • Median Salary 2007: 65900
  • Median Salary 2008: 69450
  • Median Salary 2009: 71560
  • Median Salary 2010: 75820
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28765
  • Median Salary 2007: 29750
  • Median Salary 2008: 32340
  • Median Salary 2009: 54630
  • Median Salary 2010: 55170
  • Total Employed 2006: 35
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 105520
  • Median Salary 2007: 103080
  • Median Salary 2008: 110540
  • Median Salary 2009: 128090
  • Median Salary 2010: 144900
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 480
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75125
  • Median Salary 2007: 76740
  • Median Salary 2008: 80250
  • Median Salary 2009: 82220
  • Median Salary 2010: 66290
  • Total Employed 2006: 45
  • Total Employed 2007: 45
  • Total Employed 2008: 45
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 81340
  • Median Salary 2007: 85990
  • Median Salary 2008: 84410
  • Median Salary 2009: 78680
  • Median Salary 2010: 81370
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42570
  • Median Salary 2007: 35520
  • Median Salary 2008: 33610
  • Median Salary 2009: 35380
  • Median Salary 2010: 38730
  • Total Employed 2006: 350
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61800
  • Median Salary 2007: 64235
  • Median Salary 2008: 65615
  • Median Salary 2009: 66990
  • Median Salary 2010: 67570
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 185
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54640
  • Median Salary 2007: 55660
  • Median Salary 2008: 56300
  • Median Salary 2009: 58170
  • Median Salary 2010: 70380
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Costa Mesa vs California Biology Employment

Costa Mesa vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Costa Mesa: 4.612% (1550)

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1. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College, which is just 18.0 miles from neighboring La Habra, is just a short commute away from within Costa Mesa and it offers one program in biology. It is a public 2-year institution and this college is the only institution in Costa Mesa, CA offering biology.

2. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California, which is located 33.3 miles from Upland, is 1.8 miles from Costa Mesa, CA and it offers one biology program. This school is a 4-year institution and this school is the only institution in Costa Mesa offering biology.