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Biology Schools in San Mateo, California

There are 28 schools located by San Mateo, CA offering biology programs. 2,481 students graduated from programs at San Mateo biology schools in 2010. 2,012 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 252 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

2,393 students graduate from programs in this municipality in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for close to 27% of students who California schools graduate from biology programs. More specifically, three students graduated with biology certificates, 252 with a degree at the associate's level, 2,012 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 123 with a degree at the master's level, and 91 with a degree at the doctorate level.

28 biology schools are in San Mateo. And of these, 20 schools are public, while eight 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 $5,014 to $11,505.

Average tuition for biology programs is $23,093. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,172 every year, is at Stanford University, while the lowest tuition in San Mateo, which is $5,014 each year, is at California State University-East Bay.

Biology schools in San Mateo offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Mateo, California

2,393 students graduate from programs in this municipality in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for close to 27% of students who California schools graduate from biology programs. More specifically, three students graduated with biology certificates, 252 with a degree at the associate's level, 2,012 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 123 with a degree at the master's level, and 91 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Mateo, California

  • Certificate 2006: 31
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 155
  • Associate 2007: 182
  • Associate 2008: 256
  • Associate 2009: 267
  • Associate 2010: 252
  • Bachelor 2006: 1524
  • Bachelor 2007: 1724
  • Bachelor 2008: 1817
  • Bachelor 2009: 1893
  • Bachelor 2010: 2012
  • Master 2006: 128
  • Master 2007: 122
  • Master 2008: 133
  • Master 2009: 142
  • Master 2010: 123
  • Doctorate 2006: 82
  • Doctorate 2007: 104
  • Doctorate 2008: 96
  • Doctorate 2009: 79
  • Doctorate 2010: 91

Biology Program Availability in San Mateo, California

Schools in San Mateo offer a total of 61 programs in biology. Of these programs, about 29.5% 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 Mateo, California

  • Certificate: 13
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 18
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 6

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 Mateo vs California Biology Employment

San Mateo vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in San Mateo: 16.394% (5510)

Biology Schools in San Mateo, California

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1. The College of San Mateo

1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402-3784
(650) 574-6161

The College of San Mateo, which is located just 32.7 miles from Livermore, is located within commuting distance of central San Mateo. This college offers two biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in biology by it and one associate's level degree in biology. It is a public 2-year institution and this college is the only institution in San Mateo, CA offering biology.