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Biology Schools in Berkeley, California

There are 29 schools around Berkeley, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 2,300 students graduated from programs at Berkeley biology schools. 1,831 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 250 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

2,214 students graduate from programs in Berkeley in biology, on average, per year. This accounts for one-quarter of the biology students who California schools graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with biology certificates, 250 with an associate's level degree, 1,831 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 130 with a master's level degree, and 86 with a doctorate level degree.

29 biology schools are in Berkeley. And out of these, while 20 schools are public, nine schools are private. Private biology school tuition varies from $25,221 to $40,172, while tuition at a public biology school varies from $5,014 to $10,940.

Average tuition for biology programs is $23,114. The lowest tuition in Berkeley, which is $5,014 each year, is at California State University-East Bay, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,172 each year, is at Stanford University.

Schools in Berkeley offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing biology.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Berkeley, California

2,214 students graduate from programs in Berkeley in biology, on average, per year. This accounts for one-quarter of the biology students who California schools graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with biology certificates, 250 with an associate's level degree, 1,831 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 130 with a master's level degree, and 86 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Berkeley, California

  • Certificate 2006: 31
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 150
  • Associate 2007: 174
  • Associate 2008: 247
  • Associate 2009: 261
  • Associate 2010: 250
  • Bachelor 2006: 1431
  • Bachelor 2007: 1588
  • Bachelor 2008: 1660
  • Bachelor 2009: 1701
  • Bachelor 2010: 1831
  • Master 2006: 133
  • Master 2007: 125
  • Master 2008: 135
  • Master 2009: 147
  • Master 2010: 130
  • Doctorate 2006: 74
  • Doctorate 2007: 97
  • Doctorate 2008: 84
  • Doctorate 2009: 75
  • Doctorate 2010: 86

Biology Program Availability in Berkeley, California

Schools in Berkeley offer a total of 62 programs in biology. Of these programs, approximately 29% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Berkeley, California

  • Certificate: 14
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 18
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 5

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48790
  • 25th Percentile: 62660
  • Median: 78950
  • 75th Percentile: 100250
  • 90th Percentile: 117820

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 65290
  • 25th Percentile: 79710
  • Median: 93830
  • 75th Percentile: 108630
  • 90th Percentile: 118760

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 83540
  • 25th Percentile: 104860
  • Median: 131930
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47290
  • 25th Percentile: 56370
  • Median: 78180
  • 75th Percentile: 94150
  • 90th Percentile: 116550

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48430
  • 25th Percentile: 52580
  • Median: 59510
  • 75th Percentile: 92160
  • 90th Percentile: 127900

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28400
  • 25th Percentile: 35640
  • Median: 48030
  • 75th Percentile: 60870
  • 90th Percentile: 80670

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52730
  • 25th Percentile: 67970
  • Median: 81460
  • 75th Percentile: 104230
  • 90th Percentile: 139200

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45680
  • 25th Percentile: 59970
  • Median: 73550
  • 75th Percentile: 100470
  • 90th Percentile: 129780

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68440
  • Median Salary 2007: 72600
  • Median Salary 2008: 78530
  • Median Salary 2009: 76240
  • Median Salary 2010: 78950
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87280
  • Median Salary 2007: 89280
  • Median Salary 2008: 92840
  • Median Salary 2009: 81820
  • Median Salary 2010: 59510
  • Total Employed 2006: 145
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 126220
  • Median Salary 2007: 125970
  • Median Salary 2008: 127860
  • Median Salary 2009: 123500
  • Median Salary 2010: 131930
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 680
  • Total Employed 2008: 820
  • Total Employed 2009: 690
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58820
  • Median Salary 2007: 62180
  • Median Salary 2008: 66990
  • Median Salary 2009: 79040
  • Median Salary 2010: 78180
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85330
  • Median Salary 2007: 91530
  • Median Salary 2008: 89300
  • Median Salary 2009: 92310
  • Median Salary 2010: 93830
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42040
  • Median Salary 2007: 45910
  • Median Salary 2008: 46030
  • Median Salary 2009: 44860
  • Median Salary 2010: 48030
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 710
  • Total Employed 2008: 1580
  • Total Employed 2009: 1520
  • Total Employed 2010: 1460

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74840
  • Median Salary 2007: 79350
  • Median Salary 2008: 82990
  • Median Salary 2009: 79870
  • Median Salary 2010: 81460
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69970
  • Median Salary 2007: 87820
  • Median Salary 2008: 91120
  • Median Salary 2009: 89030
  • Median Salary 2010: 73550
  • Total Employed 2006:
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  • Total Employed 2008:
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Berkeley vs California Biology Employment

Berkeley vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Berkeley: 9.729% (3270)

Biology Schools in Berkeley, California

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1. The University of California - Berkeley

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000

The University of California-Berkeley offers nine biology programs. Of those, it offers students three bachelor's level biology degrees, three degrees at the master's level in biology, and three biology degrees at the doctorate level. This university, which is located just 10.6 miles from neighboring Walnut Creek, is 1.0 miles from Berkeley, CA. Berkeley is a public, 4-year, research institution and it is one out of three Berkeley institutions offering biology.