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Biology Schools in Connecticut

There are 17 schools in the state of Connecticut offering biology programs. 868 students graduated from programs at Connecticut biology schools in 2010. 764 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 85 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

844 students graduate from programs in this state in biology, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of biology students who US schools graduate. Of those, one student graduated with certificates in biology, 764 with a bachelor's level degree, 85 with a master's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 biology schools are in this state. Of these, five schools are public, while 12 schools are private. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $7,861 to $10,416, private biology school tuition varies from $24,374 to $42,420.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $25,053. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,861 per year, is at Southern Connecticut State University, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $42,420 every year, is at Trinity College.

Connecticut biology schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

844 students graduate from programs in this state in biology, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of biology students who US schools graduate. Of those, one student graduated with certificates in biology, 764 with a bachelor's level degree, 85 with a master's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 572
  • Bachelor 2007: 686
  • Bachelor 2008: 694
  • Bachelor 2009: 746
  • Bachelor 2010: 764
  • Master 2006: 80
  • Master 2007: 91
  • Master 2008: 98
  • Master 2009: 102
  • Master 2010: 85
  • Doctorate 2006: 19
  • Doctorate 2007: 35
  • Doctorate 2008: 26
  • Doctorate 2009: 22
  • Doctorate 2010: 18

Biology Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 39 biology programs. Of these programs, 56.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 22
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 5

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46670
  • 25th Percentile: 53200
  • Median: 62650
  • 75th Percentile: 78800
  • 90th Percentile: 104940

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52740
  • 25th Percentile: 68710
  • Median: 83230
  • 75th Percentile: 101490
  • 90th Percentile: 123680

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 66100
  • 25th Percentile: 82850
  • Median: 116690
  • 75th Percentile: 159120
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47780
  • 25th Percentile: 61520
  • Median: 72600
  • 75th Percentile: 84150
  • 90th Percentile: 95730

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40120
  • 25th Percentile: 66230
  • Median: 75420
  • 75th Percentile: 83840
  • 90th Percentile: 122990

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35310
  • 25th Percentile: 41730
  • Median: 47270
  • 75th Percentile: 59500
  • 90th Percentile: 70960

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56020
  • 25th Percentile: 64270
  • Median: 75520
  • 75th Percentile: 89110
  • 90th Percentile: 99770

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29970
  • 25th Percentile: 40700
  • Median: 77260
  • 75th Percentile: 84070
  • 90th Percentile: 100860

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52710
  • Median Salary 2007: 68660
  • Median Salary 2008: 76780
  • Median Salary 2009: 74710
  • Median Salary 2010: 62650
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 115

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62750
  • Median Salary 2007: 62770
  • Median Salary 2008: 74780
  • Median Salary 2009: 74370
  • Median Salary 2010: 75420
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 93790
  • Median Salary 2007: 104650
  • Median Salary 2008: 109130
  • Median Salary 2009: 117200
  • Median Salary 2010: 116690
  • Total Employed 2006: 1050
  • Total Employed 2007: 1230
  • Total Employed 2008: 1330
  • Total Employed 2009: 1100
  • Total Employed 2010: 1180

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66860
  • Median Salary 2007: 63830
  • Median Salary 2008: 69220
  • Median Salary 2009: 69210
  • Median Salary 2010: 72600
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78340
  • Median Salary 2007: 88550
  • Median Salary 2008: 76710
  • Median Salary 2009: 79340
  • Median Salary 2010: 83230
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44560
  • Median Salary 2007: 40680
  • Median Salary 2008: 42770
  • Median Salary 2009: 46710
  • Median Salary 2010: 47270
  • Total Employed 2006: 830
  • Total Employed 2007: 990
  • Total Employed 2008: 1130
  • Total Employed 2009: 1230
  • Total Employed 2010: 1190

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62365
  • Median Salary 2007: 64410
  • Median Salary 2008: 70760
  • Median Salary 2009: 71860
  • Median Salary 2010: 75520
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68420
  • Median Salary 2007: 70910
  • Median Salary 2008: 68920
  • Median Salary 2009: 75100
  • Median Salary 2010: 77260
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Connecticut vs National Biology Employment

Connecticut vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.354% (3235)

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1. Wesleyan University

237 High St
Middletown, CT 6459
(860) 685-2000

Wesleyan University offers five biology programs. More specifically, Wesleyan offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in biology, two master's level biology degrees, and two degrees at the doctorate level in biology. It is in the center of Middletown. It is a 4-year institution.

2. Albertus Magnus College

700 Prospect St
New Haven, CT 06511-1189
(203) 773-8550

Albertus Magnus College offers one program in biology and this school, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT. This school is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut.

3. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven. This university offers five biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by it, two degrees at the master's level in biology, and two degrees at the doctorate level in biology. 11,701 students seek degrees in 281 Yale University programs, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology.

4. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Danbury, CT. WCSU offers two biology programs. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one master's level biology degree. 6,582 students seek degrees in 57 Western Connecticut State University programs, overall. This public school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology in terms of programs.

5. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is near the center of the city, is in West Hartford, CT and it offers one biology program. The U of H is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut.

6. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College offers two programs in biology. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by this school and one degree at the master's level in biology. SJC, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. This small school is a 4-year institution. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology in terms of programs.

7. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut offers five biology programs. Out of those, it offers two biology degrees at the bachelor's level to students, two master's level biology degrees, and one doctorate level degree in biology. This university is in Storrs, CT. Uconn is a public, 4-year, research institution. This research university is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology.

8. Connecticut College

270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 6320
(860) 447-1911

Connecticut College, which is near the center of the city, is in New London, CT. It offers three biology programs. Students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in biology by it. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology in terms of programs.

9. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University is located in town of Willimantic, Connecticut and Eastern offers one biology program. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology programs.

10. Trinity College

300 Summit St
Hartford, CT 06106-3100
(860) 297-2000

Trinity College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Hartford, CT and it offers one program in biology. 2,396 students seek degrees in 43 Trinity College programs, overall.

11. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is located in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut and this school offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution.

12. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University offers one program in biology and it is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. 6,249 students seek degrees in 53 Sacred Heart programs, overall. This school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology.

13. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University offers one program in biology and it is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. Overall, 5,181 students pursue degrees in 84 programs at this medium-sized school. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology.

14. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport is 1.6 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one biology program. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution.

15. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. This school offers five biology programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in biology to students, two biology degrees at the bachelor's level, and two master's level biology degrees. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in biology.

16. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University offers one program in biology and Quinnipiac is located in Hamden, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering biology.

17. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT. It offers two biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by this school and one master's level degree in biology. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut.