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Biology Schools in Santa Barbara, California

There are six schools located near Santa Barbara, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 314 students graduated from programs at Santa Barbara biology schools. 304 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and nine of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 333 students graduate from biology programs in this city per year. This accounts for 3% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with biology certificates, nine with an associate's level degree, and 304 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Six biology schools are in Santa Barbara. Of these, while four schools are public, two schools are private. Private biology school tuition varies from $31,000 to $34,460, while tuition at a public biology school varies from $5,070 to $11,686.

Average tuition for biology programs is $19,596. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $34,460 each year, is at Westmont College, while the lowest tuition in Santa Barbara, which is $5,070 per year, is at California State University-Channel Islands.

Santa Barbara schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for biology students. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in biology sought masters level degrees.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Barbara, California

On average, 333 students graduate from biology programs in this city per year. This accounts for 3% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with biology certificates, nine with an associate's level degree, and 304 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Barbara, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 8
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 6
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 317
  • Bachelor 2007: 293
  • Bachelor 2008: 345
  • Bachelor 2009: 353
  • Bachelor 2010: 304

Biology Program Availability in Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara schools offer a total of nine biology programs. Of these programs, around 55.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in Santa Barbara, California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 5

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 76140
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Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 91960
  • 25th Percentile: 106920
  • Median: 140020
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

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  • Median: 37285
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Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39160
  • 25th Percentile: 54510
  • Median: 73210
  • 75th Percentile: 95370
  • 90th Percentile: 120520

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25420
  • 25th Percentile: 28850
  • Median: 35660
  • 75th Percentile: 42090
  • 90th Percentile: 66660

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41430
  • 25th Percentile: 50230
  • Median: 67380
  • 75th Percentile: 88510
  • 90th Percentile: 111120

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68880
  • Median Salary 2007: 72090
  • Median Salary 2008: 76450
  • Median Salary 2009: 76900
  • Median Salary 2010: 76140
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 35

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87290
  • Median Salary 2007: 108490
  • Median Salary 2008: 134960
  • Median Salary 2009: 124400
  • Median Salary 2010: 140020
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 55
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34600
  • Median Salary 2007: 35770
  • Median Salary 2008: 35895
  • Median Salary 2009: 36680
  • Median Salary 2010: 37285
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65330
  • Median Salary 2007: 67565
  • Median Salary 2008: 68020
  • Median Salary 2009: 68940
  • Median Salary 2010: 73210
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Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27940
  • Median Salary 2007: 29585
  • Median Salary 2008: 30045
  • Median Salary 2009: 30280
  • Median Salary 2010: 35660
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60190
  • Median Salary 2007: 62560
  • Median Salary 2008: 64280
  • Median Salary 2009: 65690
  • Median Salary 2010: 67380
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Santa Barbara vs California Biology Employment

Santa Barbara vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Santa Barbara: 0.759% (255)

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1. Westmont College

955 La Paz Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1089
(805) 565-6000

Westmont College offers one program in biology and Westmont, which is located 27.6 miles from neighboring Ventura, is located within commuting distance of central Santa Barbara. Overall, 1,367 students seek degrees in 29 Westmont College programs.

2. The University of California - Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
(805) 893-8000

The University of California-Santa Barbara offers two biology programs. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology by UC Santa Barbara. UC Santa Barbara, which is 36.4 miles from Ventura, is located a short commute away from within Santa Barbara. This university is the biggest institution offering programs in biology in Santa Barbara, CA.

3. Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581

Santa Barbara City College, which is located 28.4 miles from Ventura, is located a short commute away from within Santa Barbara. It offers two programs in biology. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in biology and one associate's level biology degree. This college is a public 2-year institution and it is the only institution in Santa Barbara, CA offering biology.