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Biology Schools in Los Angeles, California

There are 47 schools around Los Angeles, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 3,050 students graduated with degrees from Los Angeles biology schools. 2,670 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 143 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,914 students graduate from biology programs in this city per year. This accounts for around 34% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from biology programs. Specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in biology, 137 with an associate's level degree, 2,670 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 143 with a degree at the master's level, and 78 with a doctorate level degree.

47 biology schools are in Los Angeles. And of these, while 23 schools are private, 24 schools are public. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $4,807 to $11,232, tuition at a private biology school varies from $6,532 to $41,130.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $22,899. The lowest tuition in Los Angeles, which is $4,807 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $41,130 every year, is at Pitzer College.

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Los Angeles, California

On average, 2,914 students graduate from biology programs in this city per year. This accounts for around 34% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from biology programs. Specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in biology, 137 with an associate's level degree, 2,670 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 143 with a degree at the master's level, and 78 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Los Angeles, California

  • Certificate 2006: 20
  • Certificate 2007: 15
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 22
  • Associate 2006: 103
  • Associate 2007: 143
  • Associate 2008: 150
  • Associate 2009: 169
  • Associate 2010: 137
  • Bachelor 2006: 2233
  • Bachelor 2007: 2377
  • Bachelor 2008: 2425
  • Bachelor 2009: 2441
  • Bachelor 2010: 2670
  • Master 2006: 108
  • Master 2007: 98
  • Master 2008: 123
  • Master 2009: 116
  • Master 2010: 143
  • Doctorate 2006: 57
  • Doctorate 2007: 65
  • Doctorate 2008: 69
  • Doctorate 2009: 62
  • Doctorate 2010: 78

Biology Program Availability in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles schools offer a total of 98 biology programs. Of these programs, around 43.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Los Angeles, California

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 17
  • Bachelor: 43
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 11

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39420
  • 25th Percentile: 46810
  • Median: 66550
  • 75th Percentile: 82370
  • 90th Percentile: 100420

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44540
  • 25th Percentile: 57680
  • Median: 74460
  • 75th Percentile: 93090
  • 90th Percentile: 115020

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 86910
  • 25th Percentile: 102720
  • Median: 127810
  • 75th Percentile: 165490
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46360
  • 25th Percentile: 60220
  • Median: 74780
  • 75th Percentile: 94310
  • 90th Percentile: 135960

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 68910
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29390
  • 25th Percentile: 37230
  • Median: 48040
  • 75th Percentile: 56600
  • 90th Percentile: 64840

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44240
  • 25th Percentile: 58930
  • Median: 70340
  • 75th Percentile: 78850
  • 90th Percentile: 91970

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40090
  • 25th Percentile: 49650
  • Median: 69660
  • 75th Percentile: 83350
  • 90th Percentile: 104180

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63660
  • Median Salary 2007: 59380
  • Median Salary 2008: 67920
  • Median Salary 2009: 66270
  • Median Salary 2010: 66550
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61930
  • Median Salary 2007: 68080
  • Median Salary 2008: 70170
  • Median Salary 2009: 71120
  • Median Salary 2010: 68910
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 75
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 108780
  • Median Salary 2007: 109700
  • Median Salary 2008: 120680
  • Median Salary 2009: 117160
  • Median Salary 2010: 127810
  • Total Employed 2006: 1490
  • Total Employed 2007: 1540
  • Total Employed 2008: 1530
  • Total Employed 2009: 1255
  • Total Employed 2010: 980

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76700
  • Median Salary 2007: 79270
  • Median Salary 2008: 73960
  • Median Salary 2009: 72930
  • Median Salary 2010: 74780
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68640
  • Median Salary 2007: 74840
  • Median Salary 2008: 74520
  • Median Salary 2009: 72310
  • Median Salary 2010: 74460
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36520
  • Median Salary 2007: 35510
  • Median Salary 2008: 37040
  • Median Salary 2009: 41660
  • Median Salary 2010: 48040
  • Total Employed 2006: 1670
  • Total Employed 2007: 1600
  • Total Employed 2008: 1400
  • Total Employed 2009: 1810
  • Total Employed 2010: 1850

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59610
  • Median Salary 2007: 60570
  • Median Salary 2008: 67250
  • Median Salary 2009: 70720
  • Median Salary 2010: 70340
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48230
  • Median Salary 2007: 60880
  • Median Salary 2008: 66060
  • Median Salary 2009: 68510
  • Median Salary 2010: 69660
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Los Angeles vs California Biology Employment

Los Angeles vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Los Angeles: 13.062% (4390)

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1. Mount St Mary's College

12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
(310) 954-4000

Mount St Mary's College, which is just 25.4 miles from Lakewood, is located a short commute away from within Los Angeles and the Mount offers one biology program. 2,862 students seek degrees in 51 Mount programs, overall.

2. Occidental College

1600 Campus Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90041-3392
(323) 259-2500

Occidental College, which is 9.1 miles from Temple City, is within commuting distance of central Los Angeles. It offers two programs in biology. More specifically, Oxy offers students one bachelor's level biology degree and one degree at the master's level in biology. It is a 4-year institution and this liberal arts college is one out of ten institutions in Los Angeles, CA offering biology.

3. Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles

590 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90004-2196
(323) 660-6166

Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles, which is located 9.6 miles from neighboring Pasadena, is just a short commute away from within Los Angeles and this school is one of several campuses. and it offers one program in biology. 301 students pursue degrees in three programs at this school, overall.

4. Loyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
(310) 338-2700

Loyola Marymount University, which is located 19.8 miles from neighboring San Gabriel, is a short commute away from within Los Angeles and this school offers one program in biology. This school is a 4-year institution and this school is one out of eight institutions in Los Angeles, CA offering biology.

5. Los Angeles Southwest College

1600 W Imperial Hwy.
Los Angeles, CA 90047-4899
(323) 241-5225

Los Angeles Southwest College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1967. It is located in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. This mid-sized school offers 36 certificates and 35 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 7,591 students sought degrees from the 36 programs at this school. It offers subjects including drafting, political science, and counseling. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

6. The University of California - Los Angeles

405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
(310) 825-4321

The University of California-Los Angeles offers nine programs in biology. Out of those, it offers students two certificates in biology, two biology degrees at the bachelor's level, two degrees at the master's level in biology, and three doctorate level degrees in biology. This university, which is just 29.0 miles from neighboring Buena Park, is just a short commute away from within Los Angeles. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution and it is one out of 14 institutions in Los Angeles, CA offering biology.

7. California State University - Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-3000

California State University-Los Angeles, which is located just 33.9 miles from Irvine, is near Los Angeles, CA. Cal State L.A. offers two programs in biology. More specifically, CSLA offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level biology degree. CSLA is a public, 4-year, research institution and it is one out of ten institutions in this city offering biology.