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Science Schools in Alabama

There are 28 schools in the state of Alabama offering science programs. 2,342 students graduated with degrees from Alabama science schools in 2010. 1,831 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 176 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

2,225 students graduate from programs in Alabama in science, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from science programs. Of those, six students graduated with science certificates, 176 with an associate's level degree, 1,831 with a bachelor's level degree, 165 with a master's level degree, and 164 with a degree at the doctorate level.

28 science schools are located in this state. And of these, 15 schools are public, while 13 schools are private. While tuition at a private science school varies from $4,800 to $27,890, public science school tuition varies from $5,424 to $7,900.

Average tuition for science programs is $10,943. The lowest tuition in Alabama, which is $4,800 every year, is at the University of North Alabama, while the highest tuition for science programs, which is $27,890 per year, is at Birmingham Southern College.

Science schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Science Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

2,225 students graduate from programs in Alabama in science, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from science programs. Of those, six students graduated with science certificates, 176 with an associate's level degree, 1,831 with a bachelor's level degree, 165 with a master's level degree, and 164 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Science Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Associate 2006: 173
  • Associate 2007: 190
  • Associate 2008: 196
  • Associate 2009: 216
  • Associate 2010: 176
  • Bachelor 2006: 1381
  • Bachelor 2007: 1619
  • Bachelor 2008: 1580
  • Bachelor 2009: 1705
  • Bachelor 2010: 1831
  • Master 2006: 138
  • Master 2007: 152
  • Master 2008: 172
  • Master 2009: 186
  • Master 2010: 165
  • Doctorate 2006: 118
  • Doctorate 2007: 135
  • Doctorate 2008: 160
  • Doctorate 2009: 175
  • Doctorate 2010: 164

Science Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in Alabama offer a total of 165 science programs. Of these programs, around 61.2% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level, the masters level, and the associates level.

Science Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 101
  • Master: 30
  • Doctorate: 32

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

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

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 26150
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34670
  • 25th Percentile: 41510
  • Median: 52750
  • 75th Percentile: 69090
  • 90th Percentile: 85810

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53580
  • 25th Percentile: 80020
  • Median: 108100
  • 75th Percentile: 128490
  • 90th Percentile: 147710

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54030
  • 25th Percentile: 67610
  • Median: 82220
  • 75th Percentile: 93620
  • 90th Percentile: 108100

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31560
  • 25th Percentile: 40730
  • Median: 57210
  • 75th Percentile: 74640
  • 90th Percentile: 99920

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40750
  • 25th Percentile: 50630
  • Median: 74610
  • 75th Percentile: 95470
  • 90th Percentile: 122050

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

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 88210
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

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

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39500
  • 25th Percentile: 47600
  • Median: 65270
  • 75th Percentile: 85880
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25780
  • 25th Percentile: 28180
  • Median: 33960
  • 75th Percentile: 47460
  • 90th Percentile: 82560

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61310
  • 25th Percentile: 78190
  • Median: 99790
  • 75th Percentile: 121180
  • 90th Percentile: 150260

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 83795
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39220
  • 25th Percentile: 47550
  • Median: 62350
  • 75th Percentile: 76670
  • 90th Percentile: 105210

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

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32760
  • 25th Percentile: 36230
  • Median: 66770
  • 75th Percentile: 108630
  • 90th Percentile: 120080

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

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48050
  • Median Salary 2007: 50415
  • Median Salary 2008: 52040
  • Median Salary 2009: 61460
  • Median Salary 2010: 57210
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

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

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 91900
  • Median Salary 2007: 96800
  • Median Salary 2008: 98730
  • Median Salary 2009: 105990
  • Median Salary 2010: 108100
  • Total Employed 2006: 3460
  • Total Employed 2007: 3510
  • Total Employed 2008: 3980
  • Total Employed 2009: 3430
  • Total Employed 2010: 3630

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70840
  • Median Salary 2007: 71700
  • Median Salary 2008: 75510
  • Median Salary 2009: 79420
  • Median Salary 2010: 82220
  • Total Employed 2006: 2320
  • Total Employed 2007: 2180
  • Total Employed 2008: 2330
  • Total Employed 2009: 2090
  • Total Employed 2010: 1920

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46480
  • Median Salary 2007: 45690
  • Median Salary 2008: 25260
  • Median Salary 2009: 25700
  • Median Salary 2010: 26150
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 115
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 91890
  • Median Salary 2007: 92450
  • Median Salary 2008: 91030
  • Median Salary 2009: 89610
  • Median Salary 2010: 88210
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 115
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 125

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

Bioinformatics Scientists — 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

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51930
  • Median Salary 2007: 54090
  • Median Salary 2008: 61290
  • Median Salary 2009: 62270
  • Median Salary 2010: 65270
  • Total Employed 2006: 580
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 600
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

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

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30800
  • Median Salary 2007: 32320
  • Median Salary 2008: 33365
  • Median Salary 2009: 34410
  • Median Salary 2010: 33960
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 100710
  • Median Salary 2007: 102060
  • Median Salary 2008: 101210
  • Median Salary 2009: 105990
  • Median Salary 2010: 99790
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73620
  • Median Salary 2007: 77245
  • Median Salary 2008: 79740
  • Median Salary 2009: 82235
  • Median Salary 2010: 83795
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

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

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50930
  • Median Salary 2007: 52370
  • Median Salary 2008: 52590
  • Median Salary 2009: 63620
  • Median Salary 2010: 62350
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48160
  • Median Salary 2007: 53600
  • Median Salary 2008: 50710
  • Median Salary 2009: 52770
  • Median Salary 2010: 52750
  • Total Employed 2006: 1010
  • Total Employed 2007: 1010
  • Total Employed 2008: 1160
  • Total Employed 2009: 1050
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83800
  • Median Salary 2007: 87930
  • Median Salary 2008: 90770
  • Median Salary 2009: 78770
  • Median Salary 2010: 66770
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 45
  • Total Employed 2008: 45
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72930
  • Median Salary 2007: 76525
  • Median Salary 2008: 78995
  • Median Salary 2009: 76805
  • Median Salary 2010: 74610
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Alabama vs National Science Employment

Alabama vs National Science Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.234% (8885)

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1. Judson College

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

Judson College offers three programs in science. Students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in science by it. This liberal arts college, which is very close to Marion, Alabama, is in a rural area. This school is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

2. The University of Mobile

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

The University of Mobile is located in Mobile, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three science programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in science by this small school.

3. The University of Montevallo

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

The University of Montevallo offers two science programs. Montevallo offers two science degrees at the bachelor's level to students. Overall, 3,045 students pursue degrees in 37 UM programs.

4. The University of West Alabama

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

The University of West Alabama is in Livingston, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers four programs in science. It offers students four degrees at the bachelor's level in science. This school is a public 4-year institution.

5. Athens State University

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

Athens State University offers two science programs. Athens State offers two bachelor's level science degrees to students. Athens State is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama.

6. Auburn University at Montgomery

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

Auburn University at Montgomery offers two programs in science. This school offers students two science degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is near the center of the city. AUM is a public 4-year institution.

7. Birmingham Southern College

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

Birmingham Southern College is near the center of the city. BSC offers five programs in science. This school offers five bachelor's level degrees in science to students. This school is a 4-year institution.

8. Stillman College

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

Stillman College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL and this school offers one science program. 1,056 students seek degrees in 13 Stillman College programs, overall.

9. Talladega College

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

Talladega College offers two science programs. Students are offered two science degrees at the bachelor's level by this school. Talladega is a historically black 4-year institution.

10. Miles College

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

Miles College is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Alabama. It offers three programs in science. Students are offered three bachelor's level science degrees by this liberal arts college. Overall, 1,668 students seek degrees in 25 Miles College programs.

11. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force, which is near the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL and it offers one science program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering science programs.

12. Columbia Southern University

21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000
(251) 981-3771x1364

Columbia Southern University offers two science programs. Out of those, students are offered one science certificate by it and one science degree at the bachelor's level. This medium-sized school, which is just a few miles from Orange Beach, is located in a rural area.

13. Huntingdon College

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

Huntingdon College, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Montgomery, AL. It offers four programs in science. Students are offered four bachelor's level degrees in science by this school. It is a 4-year institution.

14. Troy University

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

Troy University offers five programs in science. Students are offered five bachelor's level science degrees by it. It is a public 4-year institution. This big school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering science in terms of programs.

15. 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 11 science programs. More specifically, this university offers four degrees at the bachelor's level in science to students, four master's level science degrees, and three doctorate level science degrees. Overall, 7,614 students seek degrees in 75 programs at UAH. UAH is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering science in terms of programs.

16. Stamford University

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

Stamford University is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. It offers four programs in science. Students are offered four science degrees at the bachelor's level by Samford.

17. The University of North Alabama

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

The University of North Alabama offers five science programs. This school offers five bachelor's level degrees in science to students. This medium-sized school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Florence, AL. Overall, 7,209 students pursue degrees in 47 UNA programs. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering science programs.

18. The University of South Alabama

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

The University of South Alabama offers 11 programs in science. Specifically, USA offers students six science degrees at the bachelor's level, three degrees at the master's level in science, and two science degrees at the doctorate level. This big university, which is 7.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

19. Alabama State University

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

Alabama State University is located in the center of Montgomery. ASU offers six science programs. More specifically, students are offered four bachelor's level science degrees by it, one master's level science degree, and one doctorate level degree in science. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

20. Oakwood University

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

Oakwood University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Huntsville, AL. OU offers six science programs. Students are offered six bachelor's level degrees in science by OU. 1,915 students pursue degrees in 70 programs at Oakwood, overall.

21. Tuskegee University

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

Tuskegee University offers eight programs in science. Out of those, students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in science by it, three master's level degrees in science, and two degrees at the doctorate level in science. Tuskegee is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. This research university is the sixth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering science in terms of programs.

22. 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. It offers 26 science programs. Of those, students are offered five science degrees at the bachelor's level by UAB, six master's level degrees in science, and 15 doctorate level science degrees. 17,543 students pursue degrees in 139 UAB programs, overall. In terms of programs, UAB is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering science.

23. Auburn University

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

Auburn University is near the center of the city. It offers 20 science programs. Of those, this university offers 11 bachelor's level science degrees to students, five science degrees at the master's level, and four science degrees at the doctorate level. Auburn is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

24. Spring Hill College

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

Spring Hill College offers three science programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level science degrees by it. SHC, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL. Spring Hill is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering science programs.

25. Alabama A & M University

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

Alabama A & M University Offers six programs in science. Out of those, students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in science by it, two degrees at the master's level in science, and one degree at the doctorate level in science. AAMU is in the center of Normal. AAMU is one of 7 research universities in Alabama.

26. Faulkner University

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

Faulkner University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL and it offers one science program.

27. Jacksonville State University

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

Jacksonville State University offers three science programs. More specifically, JSU offers students two science degrees at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in science. This school is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama. JSU is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama.

28. 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. UA offers 16 science programs. Specifically, it offers seven science degrees at the bachelor's level to students, five master's level science degrees, and four science degrees at the doctorate level. 30,127 students seek degrees in 188 Alabama programs, overall. In terms of programs, UA is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering science.

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