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Biology Schools in Whittier, California

There are 47 schools located around Whittier, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 3,435 students graduated with degrees from Whittier biology schools. 3,038 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 148 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,329 students graduate from biology programs in this municipality each year. This accounts for about 38% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. Of those, 22 students graduated with biology certificates, 135 with a degree at the associate's level, 3,038 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 148 with a master's level degree, and 92 with a doctorate level degree.

47 biology schools are in Whittier. And of these, 25 schools are public, while 22 schools are private. Private biology school tuition varies from $6,532 to $41,130, while tuition at a public biology school varies from $4,807 to $11,232.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $21,853. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $41,130 per year, is at Pitzer College, while the lowest tuition in Whittier, which is $4,807 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach.

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Whittier, California

On average, 3,329 students graduate from biology programs in this municipality each year. This accounts for about 38% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. Of those, 22 students graduated with biology certificates, 135 with a degree at the associate's level, 3,038 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 148 with a master's level degree, and 92 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Whittier, California

  • Certificate 2006: 20
  • Certificate 2007: 15
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 22
  • Associate 2006: 101
  • Associate 2007: 150
  • Associate 2008: 143
  • Associate 2009: 169
  • Associate 2010: 135
  • Bachelor 2006: 2524
  • Bachelor 2007: 2712
  • Bachelor 2008: 2838
  • Bachelor 2009: 2736
  • Bachelor 2010: 3038
  • Master 2006: 118
  • Master 2007: 103
  • Master 2008: 134
  • Master 2009: 120
  • Master 2010: 148
  • Doctorate 2006: 70
  • Doctorate 2007: 80
  • Doctorate 2008: 97
  • Doctorate 2009: 80
  • Doctorate 2010: 92

Biology Program Availability in Whittier, California

Whittier schools offer a total of 105 programs in biology. Of these programs, about 41.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Whittier, California

  • Certificate: 13
  • Associate: 17
  • Bachelor: 44
  • Master: 17
  • Doctorate: 14

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

Whittier vs California Biology Employment

Whittier vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Whittier: 13.062% (4390)

Biology Schools in Whittier, California

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1. Whittier College

13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 907-4205

Whittier College, which is 20.5 miles from neighboring West Hollywood, is 0.1 miles from Whittier, CA and this school offers one program in biology. This school is a 4-year institution and this liberal arts college is the only institution in this city offering biology.