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Biology Schools in San Luis Obispo, California

There are two schools close to San Luis Obispo, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 197 students graduated with degrees from San Luis Obispo biology schools. 180 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 13 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 157 students graduate from biology programs in this city every year. This accounts for 2% of students who California schools graduate from biology programs. Specifically, four students graduated with a degree in biology at the associate's level, 180 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Two biology schools are in San Luis Obispo. And of these, two schools are public. Tuition at a public biology school is $6,480.

Average tuition for biology programs is $6,480.

Schools in San Luis Obispo offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in biology.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Luis Obispo, California

On average, 157 students graduate from biology programs in this city every year. This accounts for 2% of students who California schools graduate from biology programs. Specifically, four students graduated with a degree in biology at the associate's level, 180 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Luis Obispo, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 79
  • Bachelor 2007: 84
  • Bachelor 2008: 104
  • Bachelor 2009: 128
  • Bachelor 2010: 180
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 13
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 5
  • Master 2010: 13

Biology Program Availability in San Luis Obispo, California

Schools in San Luis Obispo offer a total of four biology programs. Of these programs, approximately 25% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in San Luis Obispo, California

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1

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Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31150
  • 25th Percentile: 36460
  • Median: 43040
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  • 90th Percentile: 69540

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  • Median Salary 2006: 55700
  • Median Salary 2007: 56895
  • Median Salary 2008: 59500
  • Median Salary 2009: 60960
  • Median Salary 2010: 60100
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 35

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Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39390
  • Median Salary 2007: 41705
  • Median Salary 2008: 42355
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San Luis Obispo vs California Biology Employment

San Luis Obispo vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in San Luis Obispo: 0.104% (35)

Biology Schools in San Luis Obispo, California

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1. Cuesta College

Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403-8106
(805) 546-3100x3946

Founded in 1963, Cuesta College is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to San Luis Obispo, California, is in a rural area. Students are offered 69 certificates and 64 associates level degrees by it. In 2010, 11,335 students pursued degrees from the 69 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as acting, law enforcement, and history. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this school. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

2. California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1111

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, which is just 46.9 miles from neighboring Lompoc, is 1.1 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA. Cal Poly offers two programs in biology. Specifically, it offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in biology. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in this city.