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Biology Schools in Alaska

There are three Alaska schools offering biology programs. 109 students graduated from programs at Alaska biology schools in 2010. 81 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 14 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 103 students graduate from biology programs in this state each year. Out of those, 81 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 14 with a degree at the master's level, and 14 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Three biology schools are in this state. And out of these, three schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $5,130 to $5,358.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $5,245. The lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Alaska Southeast, while the highest tuition for programs in biology, which is $5,358 every year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Biology schools in Alaska offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 103 students graduate from biology programs in this state each year. Out of those, 81 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 14 with a degree at the master's level, and 14 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 77
  • Bachelor 2007: 80
  • Bachelor 2008: 76
  • Bachelor 2009: 80
  • Bachelor 2010: 81
  • Master 2006: 4
  • Master 2007: 17
  • Master 2008: 16
  • Master 2009: 19
  • Master 2010: 14
  • Doctorate 2006: 8
  • Doctorate 2007: 6
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 14

Biology Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in this state offer a total of nine programs in biology. Of these programs, around 44.4% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Alaska

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 2

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45730
  • 25th Percentile: 52860
  • Median: 58690
  • 75th Percentile: 67090
  • 90th Percentile: 84740

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 78755
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 66960
  • 25th Percentile: 75060
  • Median: 83620
  • 75th Percentile: 97570
  • 90th Percentile: 108340

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50170
  • 25th Percentile: 65210
  • Median: 78020
  • 75th Percentile: 90920
  • 90th Percentile: 106420

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43310
  • 25th Percentile: 45720
  • Median: 57910
  • 75th Percentile: 79950
  • 90th Percentile: 90080

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22960
  • 25th Percentile: 25690
  • Median: 32010
  • 75th Percentile: 35790
  • 90th Percentile: 45240

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43520
  • 25th Percentile: 52660
  • Median: 63210
  • 75th Percentile: 74490
  • 90th Percentile: 82050

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44970
  • 25th Percentile: 52660
  • Median: 62180
  • 75th Percentile: 74290
  • 90th Percentile: 82310

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49060
  • Median Salary 2007: 51140
  • Median Salary 2008: 51830
  • Median Salary 2009: 55890
  • Median Salary 2010: 58690
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68720
  • Median Salary 2007: 71630
  • Median Salary 2008: 70635
  • Median Salary 2009: 69640
  • Median Salary 2010: 57910
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 45
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85140
  • Median Salary 2007: 89260
  • Median Salary 2008: 87790
  • Median Salary 2009: 90080
  • Median Salary 2010: 83620
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64730
  • Median Salary 2007: 73230
  • Median Salary 2008: 78390
  • Median Salary 2009: 82780
  • Median Salary 2010: 78020
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69620
  • Median Salary 2007: 72570
  • Median Salary 2008: 74120
  • Median Salary 2009: 76730
  • Median Salary 2010: 78755
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31410
  • Median Salary 2007: 35290
  • Median Salary 2008: 35120
  • Median Salary 2009: 33800
  • Median Salary 2010: 32010
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67480
  • Median Salary 2007: 68570
  • Median Salary 2008: 67710
  • Median Salary 2009: 70890
  • Median Salary 2010: 63210
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55270
  • Median Salary 2007: 56230
  • Median Salary 2008: 56550
  • Median Salary 2009: 60930
  • Median Salary 2010: 62180
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 840
  • Total Employed 2009: 840
  • Total Employed 2010: 790

Alaska vs National Biology Employment

Alaska vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 1.017% (2430)

Biology Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Southeast

11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801-8697
(877) 465-4827

The University of Alaska Southeast offers one biology program and it is located near Juneau, AK. 3,458 students pursue degrees in 75 programs at this school, overall. This school ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Alaska.

2. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is located in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. It offers six programs in biology. Of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology, three master's level degrees in biology, and two doctorate level biology degrees. UAF is the only research university in Alaska. In terms of programs, UAF is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering biology.

3. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is near the heart of downtown. It offers two biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by UAA and one master's level degree in biology. UAA is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in biology.