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Biology Schools in Santa Cruz, California

There are 20 schools located by Santa Cruz, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 1,174 students graduated from programs at Santa Cruz biology schools. 830 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 233 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,066 students graduate from biology programs in this city every year. This accounts for approximately 13% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. Of those, six students graduated with certificates in biology, 233 with an associate's level degree, 830 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 79 with a degree at the master's level, and 26 with a doctorate level degree.

20 biology schools are located in Santa Cruz. Out of these, 17 schools are public, while three schools are private. While public biology school tuition varies from $4,721 to $11,505, tuition at a private biology school varies from $28,500 to $40,172.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $22,113. The lowest tuition in Santa Cruz, which is $4,721 each year, is at California State University-Monterey Bay, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,172 every year, is at Stanford University.

Biology schools in Santa Cruz offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

On average, 1,066 students graduate from biology programs in this city every year. This accounts for approximately 13% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. Of those, six students graduated with certificates in biology, 233 with an associate's level degree, 830 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 79 with a degree at the master's level, and 26 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate 2006: 21
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Associate 2006: 126
  • Associate 2007: 164
  • Associate 2008: 240
  • Associate 2009: 238
  • Associate 2010: 233
  • Bachelor 2006: 500
  • Bachelor 2007: 566
  • Bachelor 2008: 595
  • Bachelor 2009: 597
  • Bachelor 2010: 830
  • Master 2006: 79
  • Master 2007: 74
  • Master 2008: 90
  • Master 2009: 87
  • Master 2010: 79
  • Doctorate 2006: 31
  • Doctorate 2007: 30
  • Doctorate 2008: 31
  • Doctorate 2009: 18
  • Doctorate 2010: 26

Biology Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz schools offer a total of 39 biology programs. Of these programs, around 33% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 13
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 3

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 81390
  • 25th Percentile: 101080
  • Median: 119280
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

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  • Median: 37920
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Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

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  • Median: 42035
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Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49000
  • 25th Percentile: 64210
  • Median: 95620
  • 75th Percentile: 105910
  • 90th Percentile: 155480

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 103070
  • Median Salary 2007: 95810
  • Median Salary 2008: 88550
  • Median Salary 2009: 112100
  • Median Salary 2010: 119280
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31580
  • Median Salary 2007: 35930
  • Median Salary 2008: 37170
  • Median Salary 2009: 37610
  • Median Salary 2010: 37920
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50530
  • Median Salary 2007: 40380
  • Median Salary 2008: 40100
  • Median Salary 2009: 40980
  • Median Salary 2010: 42035
  • Total Employed 2006: 35
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83900
  • Median Salary 2007: 86735
  • Median Salary 2008: 87035
  • Median Salary 2009: 88940
  • Median Salary 2010: 95620
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Santa Cruz vs California Biology Employment

Santa Cruz vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Santa Cruz: 0.446% (150)

Biology Schools in Santa Cruz, California

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1. The University of California - Santa Cruz

1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
(831) 459-0111

The University of California-Santa Cruz, which is just 49.2 miles from neighboring San Bruno, is 1.2 miles from Santa Cruz, CA. It offers three biology programs. More specifically, UCSC offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology and one biology degree at the doctorate level. UC Santa Cruz is the biggest institution offering biology programs in Santa Cruz.