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Biology Schools in Colorado

There are 16 schools in the state of Colorado offering biology programs. In 2010, 1,298 students graduated with degrees from Colorado biology schools. 1,230 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 39 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,240 students graduate from programs in this state in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of biology students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 1,230 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 39 with a degree at the master's level, and 29 with a doctorate level degree.

16 biology schools are in this state. Out of these, while four schools are private, 12 schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $4,093 to $8,511, while tuition at a private biology school varies from $22,040 to $38,898.

Average tuition for biology programs is $14,870. The lowest tuition in this southwestern state, which is $4,093 every year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $38,898 every year, is at Colorado College.

Colorado biology schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

1,240 students graduate from programs in this state in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of biology students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 1,230 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 39 with a degree at the master's level, and 29 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 954
  • Bachelor 2007: 1051
  • Bachelor 2008: 1128
  • Bachelor 2009: 1007
  • Bachelor 2010: 1230
  • Master 2006: 39
  • Master 2007: 30
  • Master 2008: 30
  • Master 2009: 31
  • Master 2010: 39
  • Doctorate 2006: 15
  • Doctorate 2007: 17
  • Doctorate 2008: 25
  • Doctorate 2009: 28
  • Doctorate 2010: 29

Biology Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 35 programs in biology. Of these programs, about 54.3% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Colorado

  • Bachelor: 19
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 8

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35910
  • 25th Percentile: 48890
  • Median: 71600
  • 75th Percentile: 98510
  • 90th Percentile: 121590

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48930
  • 25th Percentile: 57720
  • Median: 70100
  • 75th Percentile: 91080
  • 90th Percentile: 106550

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 87800
  • 25th Percentile: 102440
  • Median: 119170
  • 75th Percentile: 146480
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36740
  • 25th Percentile: 44390
  • Median: 59050
  • 75th Percentile: 74620
  • 90th Percentile: 93550

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32270
  • 25th Percentile: 39810
  • Median: 50930
  • 75th Percentile: 71930
  • 90th Percentile: 91780

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23030
  • 25th Percentile: 30640
  • Median: 38420
  • 75th Percentile: 48340
  • 90th Percentile: 61090

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48310
  • 25th Percentile: 59410
  • Median: 70890
  • 75th Percentile: 85030
  • 90th Percentile: 99030

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41640
  • 25th Percentile: 52810
  • Median: 58190
  • 75th Percentile: 68030
  • 90th Percentile: 84630

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52500
  • Median Salary 2007: 60530
  • Median Salary 2008: 58020
  • Median Salary 2009: 60190
  • Median Salary 2010: 71600
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55220
  • Median Salary 2007: 60180
  • Median Salary 2008: 53960
  • Median Salary 2009: 60170
  • Median Salary 2010: 50930
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 104960
  • Median Salary 2007: 111170
  • Median Salary 2008: 112570
  • Median Salary 2009: 114900
  • Median Salary 2010: 119170
  • Total Employed 2006: 1060
  • Total Employed 2007: 1090
  • Total Employed 2008: 1040
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56150
  • Median Salary 2007: 56030
  • Median Salary 2008: 57910
  • Median Salary 2009: 58980
  • Median Salary 2010: 59050
  • Total Employed 2006: 570
  • Total Employed 2007: 730
  • Total Employed 2008: 1030
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 960

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63380
  • Median Salary 2007: 66210
  • Median Salary 2008: 66310
  • Median Salary 2009: 69320
  • Median Salary 2010: 70100
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37140
  • Median Salary 2007: 39700
  • Median Salary 2008: 41120
  • Median Salary 2009: 39770
  • Median Salary 2010: 38420
  • Total Employed 2006: 2520
  • Total Employed 2007: 2240
  • Total Employed 2008: 1970
  • Total Employed 2009: 1910
  • Total Employed 2010: 1845

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60890
  • Median Salary 2007: 63130
  • Median Salary 2008: 64760
  • Median Salary 2009: 67100
  • Median Salary 2010: 70890
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 680
  • Total Employed 2008: 710
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 1040

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52030
  • Median Salary 2007: 52980
  • Median Salary 2008: 54200
  • Median Salary 2009: 57760
  • Median Salary 2010: 58190
  • Total Employed 2006: 370
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Colorado vs National Biology Employment

Colorado vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.656% (6345)

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1. Adams State College

208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, CO 81102
(719) 587-7011

Adams State College is located in Alamosa, CO and it offers one biology program. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering biology.

2. The Western State College of Colorado

600 N Adams
Gunnison, CO 81231
(970) 943-0120

The Western State College of Colorado offers one biology program and Western, which is very close to Gunnison, Colorado, is located in a rural setting. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado.

3. Colorado State University - Pueblo

2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo, CO 81001-4901
(719) 549-2100

Colorado State University-Pueblo offers one biology program and this school is near the heart of downtown. This mid-sized school is a public 4-year institution.

4. The United States Air Force Academy

2304 Cadet Drive Suite 2300
USAFA, CO 80840-5002
(719) 333-6481

The United States Air Force Academy offers one program in biology and the Air Force is in the suburbs of USAFA, Colorado. 4,619 students pursue degrees in 36 Air Force programs, overall.

5. Colorado College

14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 389-6000

Colorado College, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Colorado Springs, CO and CCU offers one biology program. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. CCU is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering biology programs.

6. Fort Lewis College

1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301-3999
(970) 247-7010

Fort Lewis College is in town of Durango, Colorado and it offers one biology program. 3,853 students pursue degrees in 32 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering biology.

7. Colorado Christian University

8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226
(303) 963-3000

Colorado Christian University is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado and this school offers one program in biology. This school is a 4-year institution.

8. The University of Denver

2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-2000

The University of Denver offers four programs in biology. More specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level biology degrees by it, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one biology degree at the doctorate level. This university is 4.5 miles from the center of the city. It is a 4-year research institution.

9. Regis University

3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221-1099
(800) 388-2366x2111

Regis University offers one program in biology and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Denver, CO. Overall, 11,069 students pursue degrees in 77 Regis University programs. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in biology.

10. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Colorado State University-Fort Collins offers eight programs in biology. Of those, it offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology, three degrees at the master's level in biology, and three degrees at the doctorate level in biology. It is 0.7 miles from the center of the city. CSU is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in biology.

11. Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3058

Metropolitan State College of Denver is 0.8 miles from the center of the city and Metro State offers one biology program. 23,948 students pursue degrees in 52 Metro State programs, overall.

12. The University of Colorado Boulder

Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

The University of Colorado Boulder is near the center of the city. CU Boulder offers six biology programs. Specifically, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology by CU Boulder, two master's level biology degrees, and two degrees at the doctorate level in biology. This university is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. CU is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering biology.

13. The University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-5600

The University of Colorado Denver is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. CU Denver offers four programs in biology. Specifically, this public university offers students one bachelor's level biology degree, one biology degree at the master's level, and two degrees at the doctorate level in biology. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. UCD is the third largest institution in the state of Colorado offering biology in terms of programs.

14. Mesa State College

1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122
(970) 248-1020

Mesa State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Grand Junction, CO and it offers one program in biology. 8,130 students seek degrees in 54 Mesa State College programs, overall.

15. The University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1890

The University of Northern Colorado offers two programs in biology. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by it and one degree at the master's level in biology. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Greeley, CO. This large university is one of 7 research universities in Colorado.

16. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 255-3000

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is 4.1 miles from the center of the city and it offers one biology program. UCCS is a public 4-year institution.