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Biology Schools in Torrance, California

There are 45 schools around Torrance, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 3,024 students graduated with degrees from Torrance biology schools. 2,654 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 143 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

2,888 students graduate from programs in this city in biology, on average, every year. This accounts for one-third of the biology students who California schools graduate. Specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in biology, 127 with an associate's level degree, 2,654 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 143 with a master's level degree, and 78 with a doctorate level degree.

45 biology schools are located in Torrance. Of these, 22 schools are private, while 23 schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $4,807 to $11,232, while tuition at a private biology school varies from $6,532 to $41,130.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $22,840. The lowest tuition in Torrance, which is $4,807 per year, is at California State University-Long Beach, while the highest tuition for programs in biology, which is $41,130 per year, is at Pitzer College.

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Torrance, California

2,888 students graduate from programs in this city in biology, on average, every year. This accounts for one-third of the biology students who California schools graduate. Specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in biology, 127 with an associate's level degree, 2,654 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 143 with a master's level degree, and 78 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Torrance, California

  • Certificate 2006: 20
  • Certificate 2007: 15
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 22
  • Associate 2006: 82
  • Associate 2007: 126
  • Associate 2008: 133
  • Associate 2009: 143
  • Associate 2010: 127
  • Bachelor 2006: 2230
  • Bachelor 2007: 2367
  • Bachelor 2008: 2415
  • Bachelor 2009: 2433
  • Bachelor 2010: 2654
  • Master 2006: 108
  • Master 2007: 98
  • Master 2008: 123
  • Master 2009: 116
  • Master 2010: 143
  • Doctorate 2006: 57
  • Doctorate 2007: 65
  • Doctorate 2008: 69
  • Doctorate 2009: 62
  • Doctorate 2010: 78

Biology Program Availability in Torrance, California

Torrance schools offer a total of 95 programs in biology. Of these programs, about 44.2% 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 Torrance, California

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 16
  • Bachelor: 42
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 11

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39420
  • 25th Percentile: 46810
  • Median: 66550
  • 75th Percentile: 82370
  • 90th Percentile: 100420

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44540
  • 25th Percentile: 57680
  • Median: 74460
  • 75th Percentile: 93090
  • 90th Percentile: 115020

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 86910
  • 25th Percentile: 102720
  • Median: 127810
  • 75th Percentile: 165490
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46360
  • 25th Percentile: 60220
  • Median: 74780
  • 75th Percentile: 94310
  • 90th Percentile: 135960

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 68910
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29390
  • 25th Percentile: 37230
  • Median: 48040
  • 75th Percentile: 56600
  • 90th Percentile: 64840

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44240
  • 25th Percentile: 58930
  • Median: 70340
  • 75th Percentile: 78850
  • 90th Percentile: 91970

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40090
  • 25th Percentile: 49650
  • Median: 69660
  • 75th Percentile: 83350
  • 90th Percentile: 104180

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63660
  • Median Salary 2007: 59380
  • Median Salary 2008: 67920
  • Median Salary 2009: 66270
  • Median Salary 2010: 66550
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61930
  • Median Salary 2007: 68080
  • Median Salary 2008: 70170
  • Median Salary 2009: 71120
  • Median Salary 2010: 68910
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 75
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 108780
  • Median Salary 2007: 109700
  • Median Salary 2008: 120680
  • Median Salary 2009: 117160
  • Median Salary 2010: 127810
  • Total Employed 2006: 1490
  • Total Employed 2007: 1540
  • Total Employed 2008: 1530
  • Total Employed 2009: 1255
  • Total Employed 2010: 980

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76700
  • Median Salary 2007: 79270
  • Median Salary 2008: 73960
  • Median Salary 2009: 72930
  • Median Salary 2010: 74780
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68640
  • Median Salary 2007: 74840
  • Median Salary 2008: 74520
  • Median Salary 2009: 72310
  • Median Salary 2010: 74460
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36520
  • Median Salary 2007: 35510
  • Median Salary 2008: 37040
  • Median Salary 2009: 41660
  • Median Salary 2010: 48040
  • Total Employed 2006: 1670
  • Total Employed 2007: 1600
  • Total Employed 2008: 1400
  • Total Employed 2009: 1810
  • Total Employed 2010: 1850

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59610
  • Median Salary 2007: 60570
  • Median Salary 2008: 67250
  • Median Salary 2009: 70720
  • Median Salary 2010: 70340
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48230
  • Median Salary 2007: 60880
  • Median Salary 2008: 66060
  • Median Salary 2009: 68510
  • Median Salary 2010: 69660
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Torrance vs California Biology Employment

Torrance vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Torrance: 13.062% (4390)

Biology Schools in Torrance, California

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1. The El Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506
(310) 532-3670

The El Camino Community College District, which is just 38.9 miles from Montclair, is located a short commute away from within Torrance. This college offers two programs in biology. Specifically, students are offered one biology certificate by it and one associate's level biology degree. Overall, 24,756 students pursue degrees in 157 El Camino Community College District programs.