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Biology Schools in Sacramento, California

There are eight schools close to Sacramento, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 881 students graduated from programs at Sacramento biology schools. 727 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 127 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 860 students graduate from programs in this city in biology each year. This accounts for 9% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. Specifically, 127 students graduated with an associate's level degree in biology, 727 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 16 with a degree at the master's level, and 11 with a doctorate level degree.

Eight biology schools are in Sacramento. Of these, seven schools are public, while one school is private. While private biology school tuition is $34,100, tuition at a public biology school varies from $5,195 to $11,958.

Average tuition for biology programs is $16,301. While the lowest tuition in Sacramento, which is $5,195 each year, is at California State University-Sacramento, the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $34,100 every year, is at the University of the Pacific.

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Sacramento, California

On average, 860 students graduate from programs in this city in biology each year. This accounts for 9% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. Specifically, 127 students graduated with an associate's level degree in biology, 727 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 16 with a degree at the master's level, and 11 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Sacramento, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 100
  • Associate 2007: 115
  • Associate 2008: 132
  • Associate 2009: 133
  • Associate 2010: 127
  • Bachelor 2006: 677
  • Bachelor 2007: 703
  • Bachelor 2008: 677
  • Bachelor 2009: 720
  • Bachelor 2010: 727
  • Master 2006: 24
  • Master 2007: 25
  • Master 2008: 18
  • Master 2009: 21
  • Master 2010: 16
  • Doctorate 2006: 15
  • Doctorate 2007: 16
  • Doctorate 2008: 13
  • Doctorate 2009: 16
  • Doctorate 2010: 11

Biology Program Availability in Sacramento, California

Sacramento schools offer a total of 20 biology programs. Of these programs, about 25% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Sacramento, California

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 2

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52150
  • 25th Percentile: 59170
  • Median: 68210
  • 75th Percentile: 83850
  • 90th Percentile: 101090

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35880
  • 25th Percentile: 50770
  • Median: 71990
  • 75th Percentile: 89780
  • 90th Percentile: 99270

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68540
  • 25th Percentile: 87600
  • Median: 104020
  • 75th Percentile: 125480
  • 90th Percentile: 148450

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47380
  • 25th Percentile: 63310
  • Median: 69190
  • 75th Percentile: 74590
  • 90th Percentile: 91790

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52490
  • 25th Percentile: 63370
  • Median: 75860
  • 75th Percentile: 87540
  • 90th Percentile: 104880

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26700
  • 25th Percentile: 31940
  • Median: 39120
  • 75th Percentile: 50570
  • 90th Percentile: 60030

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47350
  • 25th Percentile: 61890
  • Median: 73670
  • 75th Percentile: 83680
  • 90th Percentile: 93310

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54100
  • 25th Percentile: 61640
  • Median: 75780
  • 75th Percentile: 83580
  • 90th Percentile: 96340

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56650
  • Median Salary 2007: 58490
  • Median Salary 2008: 59790
  • Median Salary 2009: 66770
  • Median Salary 2010: 68210
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 215

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70940
  • Median Salary 2007: 73160
  • Median Salary 2008: 77710
  • Median Salary 2009: 74280
  • Median Salary 2010: 75860
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 94170
  • Median Salary 2007: 96850
  • Median Salary 2008: 100290
  • Median Salary 2009: 100110
  • Median Salary 2010: 104020
  • Total Employed 2006: 370
  • Total Employed 2007: 400
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61640
  • Median Salary 2007: 65215
  • Median Salary 2008: 68790
  • Median Salary 2009: 68190
  • Median Salary 2010: 69190
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 345
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60800
  • Median Salary 2007: 64470
  • Median Salary 2008: 65860
  • Median Salary 2009: 67510
  • Median Salary 2010: 71990
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41480
  • Median Salary 2007: 39970
  • Median Salary 2008: 39480
  • Median Salary 2009: 38950
  • Median Salary 2010: 39120
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 390
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 390

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64770
  • Median Salary 2007: 67650
  • Median Salary 2008: 69250
  • Median Salary 2009: 72160
  • Median Salary 2010: 73670
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 400
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57330
  • Median Salary 2007: 60460
  • Median Salary 2008: 61200
  • Median Salary 2009: 70250
  • Median Salary 2010: 75780
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Sacramento vs California Biology Employment

Sacramento vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Sacramento: 6.531% (2195)

Biology Schools in Sacramento, California

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1. California State University - Sacramento

6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6011

California State University-Sacramento, which is located just 46.2 miles from neighboring Brentwood, is near Sacramento, CA. CSUS offers two biology programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by CSUS and one degree at the master's level in biology. It is a public, 4-year, research institution and this university is the only institution in Sacramento offering biology.

2. Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823-5799
(916) 688-7344

Cosumnes River College, which is 22.0 miles from neighboring Roseville, is located a short commute away from within Sacramento. It offers two biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in biology by this community college and one associate's level biology degree. This college is a public 2-year institution and it is the only institution in Sacramento, CA offering biology.