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Biology Schools in San Jose, California

There are 28 schools located around San Jose, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 2,464 students graduated from programs at San Jose biology schools. 2,002 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 243 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,368 students graduate from biology programs in this city every year. This accounts for approximately 27% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from biology programs. Specifically, six students graduated with certificates in biology, 243 with a degree at the associate's level, 2,002 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 122 with a degree at the master's level, and 91 with a doctorate level degree.

28 biology schools are located in San Jose. And of these, while 21 schools are public, seven schools are private. While tuition at a private biology school varies from $28,500 to $40,172, tuition at a public biology school varies from $4,721 to $11,505.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $22,197. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,172 every year, is at Stanford University, the lowest tuition in San Jose, which is $4,721 per year, is at California State University-Monterey Bay.

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Jose, California

On average, 2,368 students graduate from biology programs in this city every year. This accounts for approximately 27% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from biology programs. Specifically, six students graduated with certificates in biology, 243 with a degree at the associate's level, 2,002 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 122 with a degree at the master's level, and 91 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Jose, California

  • Certificate 2006: 31
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Associate 2006: 142
  • Associate 2007: 176
  • Associate 2008: 252
  • Associate 2009: 261
  • Associate 2010: 243
  • Bachelor 2006: 1510
  • Bachelor 2007: 1701
  • Bachelor 2008: 1789
  • Bachelor 2009: 1879
  • Bachelor 2010: 2002
  • Master 2006: 128
  • Master 2007: 122
  • Master 2008: 133
  • Master 2009: 142
  • Master 2010: 122
  • Doctorate 2006: 82
  • Doctorate 2007: 104
  • Doctorate 2008: 96
  • Doctorate 2009: 79
  • Doctorate 2010: 91

Biology Program Availability in San Jose, California

Schools in San Jose offer a total of 58 programs in biology. Of these programs, about 29.3% 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 Jose, California

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 17
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 6

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58210
  • 25th Percentile: 69110
  • Median: 86050
  • 75th Percentile: 113910
  • 90th Percentile: 134930

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49440
  • 25th Percentile: 60110
  • Median: 80150
  • 75th Percentile: 102720
  • 90th Percentile: 124740

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 109650
  • 25th Percentile: 128820
  • Median: 149450
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53910
  • 25th Percentile: 64490
  • Median: 81980
  • 75th Percentile: 110630
  • 90th Percentile: 139820

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 75480
  • 75th Percentile:
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Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29220
  • 25th Percentile: 34800
  • Median: 45990
  • 75th Percentile: 62210
  • 90th Percentile: 82540

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 59790
  • 25th Percentile: 69850
  • Median: 83820
  • 75th Percentile: 98650
  • 90th Percentile: 118190

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56170
  • 25th Percentile: 64940
  • Median: 75750
  • 75th Percentile: 102930
  • 90th Percentile: 138570

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68890
  • Median Salary 2007: 77490
  • Median Salary 2008: 84880
  • Median Salary 2009: 83170
  • Median Salary 2010: 86050
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65810
  • Median Salary 2007: 64100
  • Median Salary 2008: 67370
  • Median Salary 2009: 77900
  • Median Salary 2010: 75480
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 148480
  • Median Salary 2010: 149450
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 750
  • Total Employed 2008: 860
  • Total Employed 2009: 1010
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69785
  • Median Salary 2007: 71285
  • Median Salary 2008: 74550
  • Median Salary 2009: 82390
  • Median Salary 2010: 81980
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 75
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86240
  • Median Salary 2007: 88610
  • Median Salary 2008: 92090
  • Median Salary 2009: 78850
  • Median Salary 2010: 80150
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52970
  • Median Salary 2007: 52670
  • Median Salary 2008: 51250
  • Median Salary 2009: 50550
  • Median Salary 2010: 45990
  • Total Employed 2006: 910
  • Total Employed 2007: 960
  • Total Employed 2008: 1030
  • Total Employed 2009: 970
  • Total Employed 2010: 1130

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80420
  • Median Salary 2007: 74550
  • Median Salary 2008: 77970
  • Median Salary 2009: 78520
  • Median Salary 2010: 83820
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 365
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70950
  • Median Salary 2007: 73345
  • Median Salary 2008: 73600
  • Median Salary 2009: 75210
  • Median Salary 2010: 75750
  • Total Employed 2006:
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San Jose vs California Biology Employment

San Jose vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in San Jose: 8.807% (2960)

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1. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University offers two programs in biology. Specifically, it offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level and one biology degree at the master's level. San Jose State, which is 16.1 miles from Newark, is near San Jose, CA. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution and this university is the only institution in this municipality offering biology.

2. San Jose City College

2100 Moorpark Ave
San Jose, CA 95128-2798
(408) 298-2181

San Jose City College, which is located 38.5 miles from neighboring Oakland, is located a short commute away from within San Jose. This college offers two biology programs. Out of those, it offers students one biology certificate and one associate's level degree in biology. This community college ranks first in terms of enrollment in San Jose, CA.

3. Evergreen Valley College

3095 Yerba Buena Rd
San Jose, CA 95135-1598
(408) 274-7900

Founded in 1975, Evergreen Valley College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in San Jose, CA. It offers students 24 certificates and 22 associates level degrees. 10,551 students sought degrees from the 25 programs at this community college in 2010. This college offers subjects including criminal justice and communications. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this community college. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.