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Biology Schools in Oakland, California

There are 27 schools located around Oakland, CA offering biology programs. 2,285 students graduated with degrees from Oakland biology schools in 2010. 1,821 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 245 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

2,197 students graduate from programs in Oakland in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for one-quarter of the students who schools in the state of California graduate from biology programs. Specifically, three students graduated with biology certificates, 245 with an associate's level degree, 1,821 with a bachelor's level degree, 130 with a master's level degree, and 86 with a degree at the doctorate level.

27 biology schools are located in Oakland. Of these, while eight schools are private, 19 schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $5,014 to $10,940, while private biology school tuition varies from $28,500 to $40,172.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $23,033. The lowest tuition in Oakland, which is $5,014 each year, is at California State University-East Bay, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,172 per year, is at Stanford University.

Schools in Oakland offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in biology.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Oakland, California

2,197 students graduate from programs in Oakland in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for one-quarter of the students who schools in the state of California graduate from biology programs. Specifically, three students graduated with biology certificates, 245 with an associate's level degree, 1,821 with a bachelor's level degree, 130 with a master's level degree, and 86 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Oakland, California

  • Certificate 2006: 31
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 149
  • Associate 2007: 173
  • Associate 2008: 244
  • Associate 2009: 257
  • Associate 2010: 245
  • Bachelor 2006: 1400
  • Bachelor 2007: 1571
  • Bachelor 2008: 1644
  • Bachelor 2009: 1687
  • Bachelor 2010: 1821
  • 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 Oakland, California

Schools in Oakland offer a total of 59 programs in biology. Of these programs, approximately 28.8% 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 Oakland, California

  • Certificate: 13
  • Associate: 14
  • Bachelor: 17
  • 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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Oakland vs California Biology Employment

Oakland vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Oakland: 9.729% (3270)

Biology Schools in Oakland, California

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1. Mills College

5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94613
(510) 430-2255

Mills College, which is just 36.5 miles from neighboring Napa, is just a short commute away from within Oakland and it offers one biology program. This liberal arts college is the only liberal arts college in Oakland.

2. Holy Names University

3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619-1699
(510) 436-1000

Holy Names University offers one program in biology and this school, which is located just 20.5 miles from Newark, is just a short commute away from within Oakland. 1,164 students pursue degrees in 61 Holy Names University programs, overall.