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Biology Schools in San Francisco, California

There are 28 schools around San Francisco, CA offering biology programs. 2,290 students graduated from programs at San Francisco biology schools in 2010. 1,821 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 250 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,201 students graduate from programs in this city in biology every year. This accounts for one-quarter of the biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with biology certificates, 250 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,821 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 130 with a master's level degree, and 86 with a doctorate level degree.

28 biology schools are in San Francisco. Out of these, eight schools are private, while 20 schools are public. Private biology school tuition varies from $28,500 to $40,172, while public biology school tuition varies from $5,014 to $10,940.

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

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Francisco, California

On average, 2,201 students graduate from programs in this city in biology every year. This accounts for one-quarter of the biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with biology certificates, 250 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,821 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 San Francisco, 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: 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 San Francisco, California

Schools in San Francisco offer a total of 61 biology programs. Of these programs, approximately 27.9% 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 Francisco, California

  • Certificate: 14
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 17
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 5

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63570
  • 25th Percentile: 79040
  • Median: 94510
  • 75th Percentile: 111830
  • 90th Percentile: 133320

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 64750
  • 25th Percentile: 78080
  • Median: 102450
  • 75th Percentile: 131450
  • 90th Percentile: 147240

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 99140
  • 25th Percentile: 119460
  • Median: 155480
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40580
  • 25th Percentile: 44810
  • Median: 64670
  • 75th Percentile: 75460
  • 90th Percentile: 99030

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35730
  • 25th Percentile: 53580
  • Median: 71660
  • 75th Percentile: 103040
  • 90th Percentile: 128440

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37440
  • 25th Percentile: 47370
  • Median: 65000
  • 75th Percentile: 78670
  • 90th Percentile: 88530

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43010
  • 25th Percentile: 56170
  • Median: 72500
  • 75th Percentile: 95930
  • 90th Percentile: 112260

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31580
  • 25th Percentile: 45340
  • Median: 60870
  • 75th Percentile: 84170
  • 90th Percentile: 113010

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86280
  • Median Salary 2007: 70550
  • Median Salary 2008: 94270
  • Median Salary 2009: 87020
  • Median Salary 2010: 94510
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 245
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 1110

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66715
  • Median Salary 2007: 69000
  • Median Salary 2008: 71450
  • Median Salary 2009: 82320
  • Median Salary 2010: 71660
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 85
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 135160
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 156410
  • Median Salary 2009: 154770
  • Median Salary 2010: 155480
  • Total Employed 2006: 1120
  • Total Employed 2007: 1390
  • Total Employed 2008: 1430
  • Total Employed 2009: 1290
  • Total Employed 2010: 1440

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71140
  • Median Salary 2007: 53630
  • Median Salary 2008: 66600
  • Median Salary 2009: 45030
  • Median Salary 2010: 64670
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74460
  • Median Salary 2007: 93620
  • Median Salary 2008: 89360
  • Median Salary 2009: 85910
  • Median Salary 2010: 102450
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42850
  • Median Salary 2007: 43990
  • Median Salary 2008: 44260
  • Median Salary 2009: 47790
  • Median Salary 2010: 65000
  • Total Employed 2006: 1840
  • Total Employed 2007: 1920
  • Total Employed 2008: 1560
  • Total Employed 2009: 1300
  • Total Employed 2010: 1420

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62640
  • Median Salary 2007: 69400
  • Median Salary 2008: 77680
  • Median Salary 2009: 77660
  • Median Salary 2010: 72500
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 400
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59210
  • Median Salary 2007: 69820
  • Median Salary 2008: 73340
  • Median Salary 2009: 58320
  • Median Salary 2010: 60870
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

San Francisco vs California Biology Employment

San Francisco vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in San Francisco: 16.394% (5510)

Biology Schools in San Francisco, California

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1. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University offers two biology programs. Out of those, it offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level biology degree. SF State, which is located just 31.6 miles from neighboring Mountain View, is within commuting distance of central San Francisco. Overall, 29,718 students pursue degrees in 138 San Francisco State programs.

2. The University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
(415) 422-5555

The University of San Francisco offers two biology programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by USF and one master's level biology degree. This school, which is located just 23.8 miles from Novato, is near San Francisco, CA. It is a 4-year institution and it is one out of two institutions in San Francisco offering biology.