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Biology Schools in Florida

There are 28 schools in the state of Florida offering biology programs. 2,413 students graduated with degrees from Florida biology schools in 2010. 2,273 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 74 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,176 students graduate from programs in this state in biology every year. This accounts for 3% of biology students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 2,273 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 74 with a master's level degree, and 66 with a degree at the doctorate level.

28 biology schools are located in this southeastern state. Out of these, while 18 schools are private, ten schools are public. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $10,470 to $37,836, while public biology school tuition varies from $3,835 to $5,238.

Average tuition for biology programs is $15,792. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,835 per year, is at Florida Atlantic University, the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $37,836 per year, is at the University of Miami.

Florida schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing biology.

Biology Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,176 students graduate from programs in this state in biology every year. This accounts for 3% of biology students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 2,273 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 74 with a master's level degree, and 66 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 1494
  • Bachelor 2007: 1653
  • Bachelor 2008: 1803
  • Bachelor 2009: 1992
  • Bachelor 2010: 2273
  • Master 2006: 92
  • Master 2007: 83
  • Master 2008: 95
  • Master 2009: 70
  • Master 2010: 74
  • Doctorate 2006: 42
  • Doctorate 2007: 37
  • Doctorate 2008: 41
  • Doctorate 2009: 57
  • Doctorate 2010: 66

Biology Program Availability in Florida

Schools in Florida offer a total of 64 programs in biology. Of these programs, about 62.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Florida

  • Bachelor: 40
  • Master: 14
  • Doctorate: 10

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34250
  • 25th Percentile: 39800
  • Median: 51100
  • 75th Percentile: 69870
  • 90th Percentile: 95950

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25940
  • 25th Percentile: 31660
  • Median: 48970
  • 75th Percentile: 70250
  • 90th Percentile: 90990

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 74400
  • 25th Percentile: 90300
  • Median: 107050
  • 75th Percentile: 136390
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47460
  • 25th Percentile: 61220
  • Median: 77990
  • 75th Percentile: 89790
  • 90th Percentile: 106370

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31460
  • 25th Percentile: 35440
  • Median: 41980
  • 75th Percentile: 56170
  • 90th Percentile: 78340

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24330
  • 25th Percentile: 28090
  • Median: 35650
  • 75th Percentile: 43920
  • 90th Percentile: 49150

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34680
  • 25th Percentile: 42860
  • Median: 60740
  • 75th Percentile: 71110
  • 90th Percentile: 84850

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30540
  • 25th Percentile: 36020
  • Median: 46370
  • 75th Percentile: 58740
  • 90th Percentile: 82560

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49660
  • Median Salary 2007: 49110
  • Median Salary 2008: 48750
  • Median Salary 2009: 49230
  • Median Salary 2010: 51100
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61060
  • Median Salary 2007: 63080
  • Median Salary 2008: 65100
  • Median Salary 2009: 64640
  • Median Salary 2010: 41980
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86570
  • Median Salary 2007: 94670
  • Median Salary 2008: 101010
  • Median Salary 2009: 104530
  • Median Salary 2010: 107050
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 700
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 840

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63010
  • Median Salary 2007: 64510
  • Median Salary 2008: 69435
  • Median Salary 2009: 74360
  • Median Salary 2010: 77990
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 255
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 195

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52120
  • Median Salary 2007: 56390
  • Median Salary 2008: 54640
  • Median Salary 2009: 56420
  • Median Salary 2010: 48970
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 710

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31890
  • Median Salary 2007: 32110
  • Median Salary 2008: 34420
  • Median Salary 2009: 35750
  • Median Salary 2010: 35650
  • Total Employed 2006: 1290
  • Total Employed 2007: 1110
  • Total Employed 2008: 1170
  • Total Employed 2009: 1780
  • Total Employed 2010: 1950

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44630
  • Median Salary 2007: 47660
  • Median Salary 2008: 50300
  • Median Salary 2009: 49510
  • Median Salary 2010: 60740
  • Total Employed 2006: 2050
  • Total Employed 2007: 2110
  • Total Employed 2008: 2300
  • Total Employed 2009: 2180
  • Total Employed 2010: 1630

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45550
  • Median Salary 2007: 48160
  • Median Salary 2008: 46490
  • Median Salary 2009: 49470
  • Median Salary 2010: 46370
  • Total Employed 2006: 1230
  • Total Employed 2007: 1200
  • Total Employed 2008: 1340
  • Total Employed 2009: 1070
  • Total Employed 2010: 1390

Florida vs National Biology Employment

Florida vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 3.108% (7425)

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1. Warner University

13895 Hwy 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859-8797
(863) 638-1426

Warner University, which is only a few miles from Lake Wales, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in biology. 1,082 students seek degrees in 29 programs at WU, overall.

2. Ave Maria University

5050 Ave Maria Blvd
Ave Maria, FL 34142-9505
(239) 280-2500

Ave Maria University is located in Ave Maria, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Florida offering biology.

3. Southeastern University

1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801-6034
(863) 667-5000

Southeastern University offers one biology program and this school, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Lakeland, FL. This school is a 4-year institution.

4. Clearwater Christian College

3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33759-4595
(727) 726-1153

Clearwater Christian College offers one biology program and this school is near the center of the city. This school is a 4-year institution.

5. Lynn University

3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
(561) 237-7000

Lynn University offers one program in biology and this school, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Boca Raton, FL. LU is a 4-year institution.

6. Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4700
(727) 867-1166

Eckerd College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in St. Petersburg, FL. It offers two programs in biology. It offers students two biology degrees at the bachelor's level. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

7. Edward Waters College

1658 Kings Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 470-8000

Edward Waters College offers one biology program and EWC, which is near the center of the city, is in Jacksonville, FL.

8. Bethune-Cookman University

640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
(386) 481-2000

Bethune-Cookman University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Daytona Beach, FL and it offers one biology program. B-CU is a historically black 4-year institution.

9. Florida Memorial University

15800 NW 42 Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6199
(305) 626-3600

Florida Memorial University is located in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida and this school offers one biology program. 1,891 students seek degrees in 36 programs at this school, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering biology programs.

10. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University offers two biology programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology and one master's level biology degree. This school is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. This school is a 4-year institution.

11. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main offers three biology programs. Out of those, this university offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students, one master's level biology degree, and one doctorate level biology degree. This university, which is 7.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Tampa, FL. USF is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering biology in terms of programs.

12. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1927. This school is in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida. It offers students 32 certificates, 48 associates level degrees, and 22 bachelors level degrees. 31,793 students sought degrees from the 76 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including project management and business administration. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this big school. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

13. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida offers three biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by UCF, one master's level biology degree, and one doctorate level degree in biology. This university is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. 56,106 students pursue degrees in 184 UCF programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Florida.

14. Rollins College

1000 Holt Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
(407) 646-2000

Rollins College offers two programs in biology. This school offers students two biology degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida. This liberal arts college is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

15. The University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
(813) 253-3333

The University of Tampa is 0.5 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in biology.

16. Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Florida Atlantic University, which is near the center of the city, is in Boca Raton, FL. This university offers three biology programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology, one master's level degree in biology, and one doctorate level degree in biology. This public university is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

17. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University offers three programs in biology. More specifically, FIU offers one bachelor's level biology degree to students, one master's level biology degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. FIU is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. 42,197 students seek degrees in 211 Florida International University programs, overall.

18. Stetson University

421 N Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32723
(386) 822-7000

Stetson University is in the suburbs of Deland, Florida. SU offers three biology programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in biology by SU. Overall, 3,756 students seek degrees in 78 programs at this liberal arts college.

19. The University of West Florida

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
(850) 474-2000

The University of West Florida, which is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Pensacola, FL. It offers two biology programs. Specifically, West Florida offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one master's level biology degree. Overall, 11,599 students pursue degrees in 78 University of West Florida programs.

20. Saint Thomas University

16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459
(305) 625-6000

Saint Thomas University is in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida and this school offers one program in biology.

21. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tallahassee, FL. FAMU offers two programs in biology. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by FAMU and one master's level degree in biology. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

22. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University is located in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and it offers one biology program. 28,741 students seek degrees in 181 programs at NSU, overall.

23. Florida Southern College

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
(863) 680-4111

Florida Southern College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lakeland, FL. Florida Southern offers two biology programs. Florida Southern offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology to students. FSC is a 4-year research institution. Florida Southern is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering biology in terms of programs.

24. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida offers two biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by UNF and one master's level degree in biology. UNF, which is 9.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jacksonville, FL. Overall, 16,153 students seek degrees in 84 UNF programs.

25. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida, which is near the center of the city, is in Gainesville, FL. This university offers eight biology programs. Out of those, students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in biology by UF, three master's level biology degrees, and three degrees at the doctorate level in biology. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. UF is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering biology in terms of programs.

26. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. This university offers three biology programs. Specifically, this big university offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students, one master's level degree in biology, and one doctorate level degree in biology. 15,657 students seek degrees in 266 programs at UM, overall.

27. Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 803-2000

Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach is located in the center of West Palm Beach and this school offers one program in biology. This school is a 4-year institution.

28. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tallahassee, FL. This university offers four programs in biology. Of those, Florida State offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one doctorate level degree in biology. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. FSU is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering biology.

29. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University offers one program in biology and FGCU, which is several miles from Fort Myers, is in a rural area. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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