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Biology Schools in San Diego, California

There are 14 schools conveniently located near San Diego, CA offering biology programs. 1,053 students graduated from programs at San Diego biology schools in 2010. 746 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 148 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

979 students graduate from biology programs in San Diego, on average, every year. This accounts for around 11% of biology students who California schools graduate. Of those, 148 students graduated with an associate's level degree in biology, 746 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 103 with a master's level degree, and 56 with a degree at the doctorate level.

14 biology schools are located in San Diego. And out of these, four schools are private, while ten schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $5,044 to $11,306, while private biology school tuition varies from $6,300 to $37,372.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $16,861. While the lowest tuition in San Diego, which is $5,044 every year, is at California State University-San Marcos, the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $37,372 per year, is at the University of San Diego.

San Diego schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in biology.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

979 students graduate from biology programs in San Diego, on average, every year. This accounts for around 11% of biology students who California schools graduate. Of those, 148 students graduated with an associate's level degree in biology, 746 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 103 with a master's level degree, and 56 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 89
  • Associate 2007: 75
  • Associate 2008: 80
  • Associate 2009: 124
  • Associate 2010: 148
  • Bachelor 2006: 618
  • Bachelor 2007: 687
  • Bachelor 2008: 665
  • Bachelor 2009: 657
  • Bachelor 2010: 746
  • Master 2006: 80
  • Master 2007: 91
  • Master 2008: 101
  • Master 2009: 111
  • Master 2010: 103
  • Doctorate 2006: 45
  • Doctorate 2007: 32
  • Doctorate 2008: 59
  • Doctorate 2009: 36
  • Doctorate 2010: 56

Biology Program Availability in San Diego, California

San Diego schools offer a total of 27 biology programs. Of these programs, close to 29.6% 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 San Diego, California

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 2

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42290
  • 25th Percentile: 52460
  • Median: 69210
  • 75th Percentile: 91370
  • 90th Percentile: 117000

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55140
  • 25th Percentile: 71650
  • Median: 89570
  • 75th Percentile: 112840
  • 90th Percentile: 135170

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 98520
  • 25th Percentile: 123250
  • Median: 157800
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61330
  • 25th Percentile: 68190
  • Median: 81190
  • 75th Percentile: 92310
  • 90th Percentile: 109770

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43540
  • 25th Percentile: 51620
  • Median: 63570
  • 75th Percentile: 86890
  • 90th Percentile: 129260

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25910
  • 25th Percentile: 33630
  • Median: 42750
  • 75th Percentile: 58580
  • 90th Percentile: 75910

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31320
  • 25th Percentile: 51610
  • Median: 69550
  • 75th Percentile: 86380
  • 90th Percentile: 105530

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39910
  • 25th Percentile: 44190
  • Median: 57260
  • 75th Percentile: 76480
  • 90th Percentile: 97320

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73360
  • Median Salary 2007: 74020
  • Median Salary 2008: 84040
  • Median Salary 2009: 75930
  • Median Salary 2010: 69210
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 590
  • Total Employed 2009: 730
  • Total Employed 2010: 980

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64360
  • Median Salary 2007: 62150
  • Median Salary 2008: 59940
  • Median Salary 2009: 59360
  • Median Salary 2010: 63570
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 130780
  • Median Salary 2007: 132200
  • Median Salary 2008: 141210
  • Median Salary 2009: 139550
  • Median Salary 2010: 157800
  • Total Employed 2006: 1160
  • Total Employed 2007: 1250
  • Total Employed 2008: 1300
  • Total Employed 2009: 1220
  • Total Employed 2010: 1490

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73510
  • Median Salary 2007: 75090
  • Median Salary 2008: 78525
  • Median Salary 2009: 80450
  • Median Salary 2010: 81190
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 65
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74180
  • Median Salary 2007: 78480
  • Median Salary 2008: 81590
  • Median Salary 2009: 84350
  • Median Salary 2010: 89570
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39430
  • Median Salary 2007: 41910
  • Median Salary 2008: 46500
  • Median Salary 2009: 46390
  • Median Salary 2010: 42750
  • Total Employed 2006: 2240
  • Total Employed 2007: 1770
  • Total Employed 2008: 1940
  • Total Employed 2009: 2490
  • Total Employed 2010: 2400

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60610
  • Median Salary 2007: 54930
  • Median Salary 2008: 60090
  • Median Salary 2009: 65240
  • Median Salary 2010: 69550
  • Total Employed 2006: 670
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 660
  • Total Employed 2010: 760

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58830
  • Median Salary 2007: 52040
  • Median Salary 2008: 51420
  • Median Salary 2009: 48040
  • Median Salary 2010: 57260
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

San Diego vs California Biology Employment

San Diego vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in San Diego: 18.715% (6290)

Biology Schools in San Diego, California

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1. San Diego Miramar College

10440 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92126-2999
(619) 388-7800

San Diego Miramar College, which is 16.1 miles from neighboring National City, is located within commuting distance of central San Diego. It offers two programs in biology. Out of those, this community college offers one certificate in biology to students and one degree at the associate's level in biology. 12,360 students pursue degrees in 83 San Diego Miramar College programs, overall.

2. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604

San Diego Mesa College offers two biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one biology certificate by this college and one biology degree at the associate's level. This community college, which is located 47.5 miles from neighboring Temecula, is located just a short commute away from within San Diego. Overall, 25,972 students pursue degrees in 145 programs at this community college.

3. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego offers one biology program and this school, which is located 24.8 miles from neighboring Escondido, is located just a short commute away from within San Diego. In terms of enrollment, this mid-sized school ranks second in San Diego, CA.

4. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University offers one biology program and PLNU, which is located 17.7 miles from El Cajon, is just a short commute away from within San Diego. This school is a 4-year institution and this mid-sized school is one out of three institutions in San Diego, CA offering biology.

5. San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400

San Diego City College offers two programs in biology. Of those, it offers students one biology certificate and one associate's level biology degree. This college, which is 33.6 miles from Vista, is located within commuting distance of central San Diego. 18,549 students pursue degrees in 145 San Diego City College programs, overall.

6. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University, which is just 49.8 miles from Temecula, is near San Diego, CA. It offers three programs in biology. Out of those, San Diego State offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in biology, one master's level biology degree, and one doctorate level degree in biology. It is a public, 4-year, research institution and San Diego State is one out of three San Diego institutions offering biology.