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Biology Schools in Alabama

There are 26 schools in the state of Alabama offering biology programs. 1,281 students graduated from programs at Alabama biology schools in 2010. 1,180 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 82 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,217 students graduate from biology programs in Alabama per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. Out of those, 1,180 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 82 with a degree at the master's level, and 19 with a doctorate level degree.

26 biology schools are in this state. Out of these, while 12 schools are private, 14 schools are public. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $5,424 to $7,900, private biology school tuition varies from $9,896 to $27,890.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $11,013. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,424 each year, is at the University of North Alabama, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $27,890 per year, is at Birmingham Southern College.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing biology.

Biology Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,217 students graduate from biology programs in Alabama per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. Out of those, 1,180 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 82 with a degree at the master's level, and 19 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 912
  • Bachelor 2007: 1136
  • Bachelor 2008: 1059
  • Bachelor 2009: 1167
  • Bachelor 2010: 1180
  • Master 2006: 55
  • Master 2007: 69
  • Master 2008: 74
  • Master 2009: 85
  • Master 2010: 82
  • Doctorate 2006: 15
  • Doctorate 2007: 15
  • Doctorate 2008: 20
  • Doctorate 2009: 25
  • Doctorate 2010: 19

Biology Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of 39 programs in biology. Of these programs, about 69.2% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Alabama

  • Bachelor: 27
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 3

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34210
  • 25th Percentile: 44710
  • Median: 58070
  • 75th Percentile: 80670
  • 90th Percentile: 93570

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35790
  • 25th Percentile: 42960
  • Median: 52080
  • 75th Percentile: 61270
  • 90th Percentile: 78860

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 76940
  • 25th Percentile: 89990
  • Median: 106360
  • 75th Percentile: 131270
  • 90th Percentile: 165300

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41460
  • 25th Percentile: 59310
  • Median: 72710
  • 75th Percentile: 82580
  • 90th Percentile: 89560

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43320
  • 25th Percentile: 58240
  • Median: 73160
  • 75th Percentile: 85830
  • 90th Percentile: 95130

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26640
  • 25th Percentile: 31700
  • Median: 39920
  • 75th Percentile: 47260
  • 90th Percentile: 56920

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36300
  • 25th Percentile: 50910
  • Median: 62640
  • 75th Percentile: 75670
  • 90th Percentile: 85600

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33500
  • 25th Percentile: 40630
  • Median: 57060
  • 75th Percentile: 70600
  • 90th Percentile: 88920

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52630
  • Median Salary 2007: 53140
  • Median Salary 2008: 54480
  • Median Salary 2009: 54640
  • Median Salary 2010: 58070
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57400
  • Median Salary 2007: 61730
  • Median Salary 2008: 64140
  • Median Salary 2009: 72160
  • Median Salary 2010: 73160
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 96270
  • Median Salary 2007: 94690
  • Median Salary 2008: 96030
  • Median Salary 2009: 102770
  • Median Salary 2010: 106360
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 155
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63100
  • Median Salary 2007: 55990
  • Median Salary 2008: 56900
  • Median Salary 2009: 62060
  • Median Salary 2010: 72710
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54630
  • Median Salary 2007: 53930
  • Median Salary 2008: 59960
  • Median Salary 2009: 54730
  • Median Salary 2010: 52080
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29170
  • Median Salary 2007: 34140
  • Median Salary 2008: 35520
  • Median Salary 2009: 37030
  • Median Salary 2010: 39920
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 670
  • Total Employed 2008: 820
  • Total Employed 2009: 880
  • Total Employed 2010: 1360

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58420
  • Median Salary 2007: 61040
  • Median Salary 2008: 63210
  • Median Salary 2009: 62950
  • Median Salary 2010: 62640
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49340
  • Median Salary 2007: 51770
  • Median Salary 2008: 56080
  • Median Salary 2009: 60390
  • Median Salary 2010: 57060
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 95
  • Total Employed 2008: 95
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Alabama vs National Biology Employment

Alabama vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.038% (2480)

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1. Judson College

302 Bibb St
Marion, AL 36756
(334) 683-5100

Judson College is in Marion, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one biology program. This very small school is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology programs.

2. The University of Mobile

5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile, AL 36613-2842
(251) 675-5990

The University of Mobile offers one program in biology and UMobile, which is several miles from Mobile, is located in a rural area. UMobile is a 4-year institution.

3. The University of Montevallo

Station 6001
Montevallo, AL 35115-6000
(205) 665-6155

The University of Montevallo offers one program in biology. UM is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

4. The University of West Alabama

Station One
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-3400

The University of West Alabama offers one biology program and UWA, which is very close to Livingston, Alabama, is located in a rural area. 5,094 students pursue degrees in 29 UWA programs, overall.

5. Athens State University

300 N Beaty St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-8100

Athens State University offers one biology program. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Athens State is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology.

6. Auburn University at Montgomery

7440 East Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117-3596
(334) 244-3000

Auburn University at Montgomery offers one biology program and this school is near the center of the city. AUM is a public 4-year institution. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology in terms of programs.

7. Birmingham Southern College

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254
(205) 226-4600

Birmingham Southern College offers one program in biology and it is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a 4-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology in terms of programs.

8. Stillman College

3601 Stillman Boulevard
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
(205) 349-4240

Stillman College, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL and this school offers one biology program. Stillman is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

9. Talladega College

627 W Battle St
Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 761-6100

Talladega College offers one program in biology. This school is a historically black 4-year institution.

10. Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
(205) 929-1000x1645

Miles College offers one biology program and it is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Alabama. 1,668 students pursue degrees in 25 Miles College programs, overall.

11. Huntingdon College

1500 East Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106-2148
(334) 833-4222

Huntingdon College offers one program in biology and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Montgomery, AL. This liberal arts college is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

12. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers one biology program. It is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. This large school is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology.

13. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville is near the heart of downtown. It offers two biology programs. More specifically, it offers one bachelor's level biology degree to students and one master's level biology degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This medium-sized university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology in terms of programs.

14. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and it offers one program in biology. 4,715 students seek degrees in 79 Samford programs, overall.

15. The University of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

The University of North Alabama, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Florence, AL and this school offers one biology program. Overall, 7,209 students pursue degrees in 47 UNA programs.

16. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama, which is 7.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL. It offers two programs in biology. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by it and one master's level degree in biology. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

17. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University is in the center of Montgomery. It offers two biology programs. More specifically, this mid-sized school offers students one bachelor's level biology degree and one biology degree at the master's level. Overall, 5,705 students seek degrees in 49 programs at this school.

18. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University offers one biology program and OU, which is 4.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Huntsville, AL. 1,915 students pursue degrees in 70 programs at OU, overall.

19. Tuskegee University

Kresge Center- 3rd Floor
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
(334) 727-8011

Tuskegee University offers two biology programs. More specifically, it offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one master's level degree in biology. This university is a historically black, 4-year, research institution.

20. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown. UAB offers three biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by UAB, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one doctorate level biology degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Alabama.

21. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University offers four biology programs. Out of those, students are offered two biology degrees at the bachelor's level by it, one master's level biology degree, and one doctorate level biology degree. This university is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. This big university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. Auburn is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology in terms of programs.

22. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College offers one biology program and this school, which is 6.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL. SHC is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. This small school is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in biology.

23. Alabama A & M University

4900 Meridian St
Normal, AL 35762
(256) 372-5000

Alabama A & M University Is in the center of Normal. Alabama A&M Offers two biology programs. Specifically, Alabama A&M offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biology to students and one master's level biology degree. Overall, 5,814 students seek degrees in 71 programs at this university.

24. Faulkner University

5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109-3378
(334) 272-5820

Faulkner University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Montgomery, AL and it offers one program in biology. In terms of programs, it is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology.

25. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama. JSU offers two programs in biology. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by it and one biology degree at the master's level. Overall, 9,504 students pursue degrees in 72 programs at this school. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology in terms of programs.

26. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. It offers three programs in biology. More specifically, UA offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology, one master's level degree in biology, and one biology degree at the doctorate level. UA is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering biology.

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