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Biology Schools in Arizona

There are seven schools in the state of Arizona offering biology programs. In 2010, 964 students graduated from programs at Arizona biology schools. 872 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 43 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

770 students graduate from biology programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of biology students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 14 students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 872 with a bachelor's level degree, 43 with a degree at the master's level, and 35 with a doctorate level degree.

Seven biology schools are in this state. And out of these, while two schools are private, five schools are public. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $7,672 to $8,237, private biology school tuition is $26,235.

Average tuition for biology programs is $14,612. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $26,235 every year, is at Prescott College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,672 per year, is at Northern Arizona University.

Arizona biology schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

770 students graduate from biology programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of biology students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 14 students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 872 with a bachelor's level degree, 43 with a degree at the master's level, and 35 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 13
  • Associate 2007: 13
  • Associate 2008: 9
  • Associate 2009: 7
  • Associate 2010: 14
  • Bachelor 2006: 358
  • Bachelor 2007: 384
  • Bachelor 2008: 515
  • Bachelor 2009: 659
  • Bachelor 2010: 872
  • Master 2006: 29
  • Master 2007: 42
  • Master 2008: 33
  • Master 2009: 42
  • Master 2010: 43
  • Doctorate 2006: 25
  • Doctorate 2007: 25
  • Doctorate 2008: 18
  • Doctorate 2009: 33
  • Doctorate 2010: 35

Biology Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this state offer a total of 43 biology programs. Of these programs, close to 46.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 20
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 6

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42300
  • 25th Percentile: 47050
  • Median: 61680
  • 75th Percentile: 80240
  • 90th Percentile: 126240

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25070
  • 25th Percentile: 31300
  • Median: 57740
  • 75th Percentile: 82860
  • 90th Percentile: 103950

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55650
  • 25th Percentile: 70510
  • Median: 87290
  • 75th Percentile: 108800
  • 90th Percentile: 142640

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38880
  • 25th Percentile: 49040
  • Median: 62200
  • 75th Percentile: 72730
  • 90th Percentile: 89450

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35370
  • 25th Percentile: 43480
  • Median: 54700
  • 75th Percentile: 66960
  • 90th Percentile: 84850

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22840
  • 25th Percentile: 26610
  • Median: 31320
  • 75th Percentile: 43320
  • 90th Percentile: 58530

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34450
  • 25th Percentile: 44670
  • Median: 59250
  • 75th Percentile: 70460
  • 90th Percentile: 80280

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32640
  • 25th Percentile: 41200
  • Median: 52250
  • 75th Percentile: 65510
  • 90th Percentile: 74610

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65550
  • Median Salary 2007: 67140
  • Median Salary 2008: 61630
  • Median Salary 2009: 50890
  • Median Salary 2010: 61680
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59480
  • Median Salary 2007: 59770
  • Median Salary 2008: 55570
  • Median Salary 2009: 54400
  • Median Salary 2010: 54700
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79420
  • Median Salary 2007: 85380
  • Median Salary 2008: 86370
  • Median Salary 2009: 88670
  • Median Salary 2010: 87290
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57250
  • Median Salary 2007: 56510
  • Median Salary 2008: 52110
  • Median Salary 2009: 58300
  • Median Salary 2010: 62200
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63680
  • Median Salary 2007: 59250
  • Median Salary 2008: 62100
  • Median Salary 2009: 53740
  • Median Salary 2010: 57740
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30060
  • Median Salary 2007: 28920
  • Median Salary 2008: 29790
  • Median Salary 2009: 30770
  • Median Salary 2010: 31320
  • Total Employed 2006: 350
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 850
  • Total Employed 2010: 770

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59250
  • Median Salary 2007: 60570
  • Median Salary 2008: 59750
  • Median Salary 2009: 60160
  • Median Salary 2010: 59250
  • Total Employed 2006: 380
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58240
  • Median Salary 2007: 55160
  • Median Salary 2008: 57140
  • Median Salary 2009: 51280
  • Median Salary 2010: 52250
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Arizona vs National Biology Employment

Arizona vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.402% (3350)

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1. Ottawa University - Phoenix

10020 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 371-1188

Ottawa University-Phoenix offers one program in biology and it is 9.2 miles from the heart of downtown. Ottawa is the oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering biology programs.

2. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College offers three programs in biology. Students are offered three associate's level degrees in biology by this college. This college is located in town of Thatcher, Arizona. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

3. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the center of the city, is in Flagstaff, AZ. NAU offers nine biology programs. Of those, this university offers students one biology certificate, six bachelor's level degrees in biology, one master's level biology degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. It is one of 5 research universities in Arizona. This university is the tenth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering biology.

4. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College is near Yuma, AZ and this school offers one biology program. 8,545 students pursue degrees in 104 Arizona Western College programs, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in biology.

5. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. The U of An offers eight biology programs. Out of those, the U of An offers students three bachelor's level biology degrees, three master's level degrees in biology, and two doctorate level degrees in biology. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, the UA ranks sixth in the state of Arizona.

6. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is near the heart of downtown. It offers ten biology programs. More specifically, it offers students five bachelor's level degrees in biology and five degrees at the master's level in biology. Overall, 1,132 students pursue degrees in 279 Prescott College programs.

7. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College is located in Douglas, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one biology program. 5,585 students pursue degrees in 133 Cochise College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering biology.