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Biology Schools in Arkansas

There are 19 Arkansas schools offering biology programs. In 2010, 646 students graduated from programs at Arkansas biology schools. 614 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 17 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 608 students graduate from biology programs in this state per year. Out of those, 614 students graduated with a biology degree at the bachelor's level, 17 with a degree at the master's level, and 15 with a doctorate level degree.

19 biology schools are located in this state. Of these, ten schools are public, while nine schools are private. Tuition at a public biology school varies from $4,804 to $6,908, while private biology school tuition varies from $9,450 to $32,040.

Average tuition for biology programs is $9,475. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $32,040 each year, is at Hendrix College, while the lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $4,804 each year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

Arkansas biology schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 608 students graduate from biology programs in this state per year. Out of those, 614 students graduated with a biology degree at the bachelor's level, 17 with a degree at the master's level, and 15 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 489
  • Bachelor 2007: 491
  • Bachelor 2008: 532
  • Bachelor 2009: 505
  • Bachelor 2010: 614
  • Master 2006: 37
  • Master 2007: 34
  • Master 2008: 27
  • Master 2009: 21
  • Master 2010: 17
  • Doctorate 2006: 9
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 12
  • Doctorate 2009: 10
  • Doctorate 2010: 15

Biology Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of 28 biology programs. Of these programs, 67.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 19
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 3

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35520
  • 25th Percentile: 49170
  • Median: 59760
  • 75th Percentile: 84540
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31420
  • 25th Percentile: 34880
  • Median: 40520
  • 75th Percentile: 45750
  • 90th Percentile: 53590

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52940
  • 25th Percentile: 73390
  • Median: 92600
  • 75th Percentile: 109030
  • 90th Percentile: 121310

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47460
  • 25th Percentile: 57430
  • Median: 68870
  • 75th Percentile: 77980
  • 90th Percentile: 89440

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31340
  • 25th Percentile: 37260
  • Median: 51760
  • 75th Percentile: 74610
  • 90th Percentile: 87160

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24920
  • 25th Percentile: 27990
  • Median: 34450
  • 75th Percentile: 47450
  • 90th Percentile: 55920

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47450
  • 25th Percentile: 57410
  • Median: 68890
  • 75th Percentile: 82560
  • 90th Percentile: 89460

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38670
  • 25th Percentile: 44980
  • Median: 52030
  • 75th Percentile: 65040
  • 90th Percentile: 74610

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52330
  • Median Salary 2007: 54170
  • Median Salary 2008: 63690
  • Median Salary 2009: 59220
  • Median Salary 2010: 59760
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44130
  • Median Salary 2007: 49970
  • Median Salary 2008: 55810
  • Median Salary 2009: 54010
  • Median Salary 2010: 51760
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84700
  • Median Salary 2007: 91290
  • Median Salary 2008: 92480
  • Median Salary 2009: 94230
  • Median Salary 2010: 92600
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65290
  • Median Salary 2007: 65030
  • Median Salary 2008: 65410
  • Median Salary 2009: 67610
  • Median Salary 2010: 68870
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35585
  • Median Salary 2007: 37105
  • Median Salary 2008: 38425
  • Median Salary 2009: 39330
  • Median Salary 2010: 40520
  • Total Employed 2006: 1005
  • Total Employed 2007: 1010
  • Total Employed 2008: 1015
  • Total Employed 2009: 990
  • Total Employed 2010: 870

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31280
  • Median Salary 2007: 33690
  • Median Salary 2008: 30980
  • Median Salary 2009: 30770
  • Median Salary 2010: 34450
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62170
  • Median Salary 2007: 64825
  • Median Salary 2008: 61545
  • Median Salary 2009: 58260
  • Median Salary 2010: 68890
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52100
  • Median Salary 2007: 53230
  • Median Salary 2008: 49340
  • Median Salary 2009: 48850
  • Median Salary 2010: 52030
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Arkansas vs National Biology Employment

Arkansas vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.917% (2190)

Biology Schools in Arkansas

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1. The University of the Ozarks

415 N College Ave
Clarksville, AR 72830
(479) 979-1000

The University of the Ozarks offers one biology program and it is in Clarksville, AR. This school is a 4-year institution.

2. Central Baptist College

1501 College Avenue
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 329-6872

Central Baptist College offers two programs in biology. Specifically, this school offers one biology degree at the associate's level to students and one biology degree at the bachelor's level. This school is in Conway, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This liberal arts college is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas.

3. Williams Baptist College

60 W Fulbright Avenue
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
(870) 886-6741

Williams Baptist College, which is just a few miles from Walnut Ridge, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in biology. 631 students pursue degrees in 19 Williams Baptist College programs, overall.

4. John Brown University

2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
(479) 524-9500

John Brown University is located in town of Siloam Springs, Arkansas and this school offers one biology program. This small school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas.

5. Lyon College

2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501
(870) 307-7000

Lyon College is located in town of Batesville, Arkansas and it offers one biology program. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in biology.

6. Ouachita Baptist University

410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000

Ouachita Baptist University is located in Arkadelphia, AR and OBU offers one program in biology. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. Ouachita is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in biology.

7. Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave
Conway, AR 72032-3080
(501) 329-6811

Hendrix College is located in Conway, AR and it offers one biology program. This school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas.

8. Philander Smith College

900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-3799
(501) 375-9845

Philander Smith College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Little Rock, AR and Philander offers one biology program. This school is a historically black 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering biology.

9. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 575-8000

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff offers one program in biology and it is near the center of the city. UAPB is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, UAPB ranks tenth in the state of Arkansas.

10. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers one program in biology and UAFS is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering biology.

11. Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Arkansas Tech University offers one program in biology and this university is located in Russellville, AR. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This university ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

12. The University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000

The University of Central Arkansas is located in Conway, AR. It offers two programs in biology. Out of those, this mid-sized university offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology and one master's level biology degree. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering biology in terms of programs.

13. Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

Arkansas State University offers three programs in biology. Out of those, ASU offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in biology, and one doctorate level biology degree. ASU, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Jonesboro, AR. 13,415 students pursue degrees in 154 Arkansas State University programs, overall. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

14. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University offers one biology program and it is located in town of Searcy, Arkansas. Overall, 6,748 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at HU. In terms of enrollment, this medium-sized university ranks seventh in the state of Arkansas.

15. The University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-2000

The University of Arkansas, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Fayetteville, AR. This university offers five programs in biology. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by it, two biology degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level biology degrees. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering biology in terms of programs.

16. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 569-3000

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is near the heart of downtown. This university offers two programs in biology. Out of those, this public university offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one master's level biology degree. Overall, 13,176 students pursue degrees in 132 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Arkansas.

17. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656
(870) 367-6811

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers one biology program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

18. Henderson State University

1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
(870) 230-5000

Henderson State University offers one biology program and HSU is in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering biology.

19. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-4000

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is located in town of Magnolia, Arkansas and it offers one biology program. Overall, 3,379 students pursue degrees in 61 programs at this research university.