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Biology Schools in San Rafael, California

There are 23 schools located near San Rafael, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 2,013 students graduated from programs at San Rafael biology schools. 1,701 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 129 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,932 students graduate from biology programs in this city per year. This accounts for close to 22% of biology students who California schools graduate. Out of those, three students graduated with biology certificates, 129 with an associate's level degree, 1,701 with a bachelor's level degree, 94 with a degree at the master's level, and 86 with a doctorate level degree.

23 biology schools are located in San Rafael. And out of these, while eight schools are private, 15 schools are public. While private biology school tuition varies from $25,221 to $40,172, tuition at a public biology school varies from $5,014 to $10,940.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $23,948. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,172 each year, is at Stanford University, while the lowest tuition in San Rafael, which is $5,014 each year, is at California State University-East Bay.

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Rafael, California

On average, 1,932 students graduate from biology programs in this city per year. This accounts for close to 22% of biology students who California schools graduate. Out of those, three students graduated with biology certificates, 129 with an associate's level degree, 1,701 with a bachelor's level degree, 94 with a degree at the master's level, and 86 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Rafael, California

  • Certificate 2006: 31
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 96
  • Associate 2007: 96
  • Associate 2008: 161
  • Associate 2009: 166
  • Associate 2010: 129
  • Bachelor 2006: 1328
  • Bachelor 2007: 1480
  • Bachelor 2008: 1498
  • Bachelor 2009: 1579
  • Bachelor 2010: 1701
  • Master 2006: 103
  • Master 2007: 89
  • Master 2008: 106
  • Master 2009: 113
  • Master 2010: 94
  • Doctorate 2006: 74
  • Doctorate 2007: 97
  • Doctorate 2008: 84
  • Doctorate 2009: 75
  • Doctorate 2010: 86

Biology Program Availability in San Rafael, California

Schools in San Rafael offer a total of 51 programs in biology. Of these programs, approximately 31.4% 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 Rafael, California

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 9
  • 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 Rafael vs California Biology Employment

San Rafael vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in San Rafael: 16.394% (5510)

Biology Schools in San Rafael, California

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1. The Dominican University of California

50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901-2298
(415) 457-4440

The Dominican University of California, which is just 30.1 miles from neighboring Danville, is located within commuting distance of central San Rafael. It offers three biology programs. Of those, this school offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology to students and one master's level biology degree. Overall, 2,266 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this school.