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Biology Schools in Santa Clara, California

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

Overview

On average, 2,368 students graduate from programs in this city in biology per year. This accounts for 27% of students who California schools graduate from biology programs. Specifically, six students graduated with certificates in biology, 243 with an associate's level degree, 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 Santa Clara. Out of these, while seven schools are private, 21 schools are public. While public biology school tuition varies from $4,721 to $11,505, private biology school tuition varies from $28,500 to $40,172.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $22,197. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,172 per year, is at Stanford University, while the lowest tuition in Santa Clara, which is $4,721 each year, is at California State University-Monterey Bay.

Schools in Santa Clara offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for biology students.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Clara, California

On average, 2,368 students graduate from programs in this city in biology per year. This accounts for 27% of students who California schools graduate from biology programs. Specifically, six students graduated with certificates in biology, 243 with an associate's level degree, 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 Santa Clara, 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 Santa Clara, California

Schools in Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara, 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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Santa Clara vs California Biology Employment

Santa Clara vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Santa Clara: 8.807% (2960)

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1. Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
(408) 554-4000

Santa Clara University, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Santa Clara, CA and SCU offers one program in biology. 8,687 students pursue degrees in 78 programs at SCU, overall.

2. Mission College

3000 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054-1897
(408) 988-2200

Mission College, which is located 31.8 miles from Pacifica, is within commuting distance of central Santa Clara. It offers two programs in biology. Out of those, it offers one biology certificate to students and one biology degree at the associate's level. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in Santa Clara, CA.