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Biology Schools in Delaware

There are five Delaware schools offering biology programs. 208 students graduated with degrees from Delaware biology schools in 2010. 173 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 15 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

202 students graduate from programs in this state in biology, on average, per year. Of those, nine students graduated with a degree in biology at the associate's level, 173 with a bachelor's level degree, 15 with a degree at the master's level, and 11 with a doctorate level degree.

Five biology schools are located in this state. And out of these, one school is private, while four schools are public. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $6,731 to $10,208, tuition at a private biology school is $20,580.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $10,053. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $20,580 each year, is at Wesley College, the lowest tuition in this Mid-Atlantic state, which is $6,731 each year, is at Delaware State University.

Delaware schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for biology students.

Biology Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

202 students graduate from programs in this state in biology, on average, per year. Of those, nine students graduated with a degree in biology at the associate's level, 173 with a bachelor's level degree, 15 with a degree at the master's level, and 11 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 177
  • Bachelor 2007: 187
  • Bachelor 2008: 175
  • Bachelor 2009: 172
  • Bachelor 2010: 173
  • Master 2006: 7
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 9
  • Master 2009: 9
  • Master 2010: 15
  • Doctorate 2006: 4
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 8
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 11

Biology Program Availability in Delaware

Schools in this state offer a total of eight biology programs. Of these programs, 37.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Delaware

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37420
  • 25th Percentile: 43610
  • Median: 53920
  • 75th Percentile: 66590
  • 90th Percentile: 86430

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35580
  • 25th Percentile: 54980
  • Median: 83660
  • 75th Percentile: 115280
  • 90th Percentile: 133200

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 142650
  • 75th Percentile:
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Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34200
  • 25th Percentile: 42080
  • Median: 52570
  • 75th Percentile: 58880
  • 90th Percentile: 69290

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26100
  • 25th Percentile: 33850
  • Median: 43770
  • 75th Percentile: 52290
  • 90th Percentile: 58600

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 49510
  • 75th Percentile:
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Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54190
  • Median Salary 2007: 59530
  • Median Salary 2008: 59670
  • Median Salary 2009: 59270
  • Median Salary 2010: 53920
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 141190
  • Median Salary 2007: 144450
  • Median Salary 2008: 143810
  • Median Salary 2009: 143230
  • Median Salary 2010: 142650
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 355

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40380
  • Median Salary 2007: 52550
  • Median Salary 2008: 56870
  • Median Salary 2009: 55900
  • Median Salary 2010: 52570
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53515
  • Median Salary 2007: 54750
  • Median Salary 2008: 65270
  • Median Salary 2009: 73930
  • Median Salary 2010: 83660
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57930
  • Median Salary 2007: 59270
  • Median Salary 2008: 58840
  • Median Salary 2009: 43200
  • Median Salary 2010: 43770
  • Total Employed 2006: 550
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 680
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52650
  • Median Salary 2007: 48540
  • Median Salary 2008: 49790
  • Median Salary 2009: 49650
  • Median Salary 2010: 49510
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Delaware vs National Biology Employment

Delaware vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Delaware: 0.370% (885)

Biology Schools in Delaware

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1. Wesley College

120 N State St
Dover, DE 19901-3875
(302) 736-2300

Wesley College is located in the center of Dover and this school offers one biology program. 2,096 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this school, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Delaware.

2. Delaware State University

1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-6060

Delaware State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Dover, DE. This university offers two biology programs. Out of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology and one biology degree at the master's level. It is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the largest institution in the state of Delaware offering biology.

3. The University of Delaware

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-2000

The University of Delaware is located in the suburbs of Newark, Delaware. UD offers three biology programs. More specifically, it offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one doctorate level biology degree. Overall, 21,177 students pursue degrees in 210 University of Delaware programs. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Delaware offering biology.

4. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Owens

Route 18- Seashore Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-5400

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens offers one program in biology and it is located in town of Georgetown, Delaware. 4,882 students pursue degrees in 64 programs at this community college, overall. This medium-sized college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Delaware.

5. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Stanton-Wilmington

400 Stanton-Christiana Rd
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-3900

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington is in the suburbs of Newark, Delaware and it offers one program in biology. Overall, 7,241 students seek degrees in 72 programs at this school. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering biology programs.