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Biology Schools in Georgia

There are 43 schools in the state of Georgia offering biology programs. 2,053 students graduated from programs at Georgia biology schools in 2010. 1,895 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 119 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,991 students graduate from programs in Georgia in biology, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. Of those, 1,895 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 119 with a master's level degree, and 39 with a degree at the doctorate level.

43 biology schools are in Georgia. Out of these, 22 schools are public, while 21 schools are private. Tuition at a public biology school varies from $2,354 to $8,736, while tuition at a private biology school varies from $8,580 to $39,158.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $13,382. While the lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $2,354 every year, is at Macon State College, the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $39,158 per year, is at Emory University.

Biology schools in this southern state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

1,991 students graduate from programs in Georgia in biology, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. Of those, 1,895 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 119 with a master's level degree, and 39 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 1474
  • Bachelor 2007: 1697
  • Bachelor 2008: 1776
  • Bachelor 2009: 1824
  • Bachelor 2010: 1895
  • Master 2006: 88
  • Master 2007: 97
  • Master 2008: 109
  • Master 2009: 99
  • Master 2010: 119
  • Doctorate 2006: 26
  • Doctorate 2007: 24
  • Doctorate 2008: 44
  • Doctorate 2009: 46
  • Doctorate 2010: 39

Biology Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in Georgia offer a total of 57 biology programs. Of these programs, around 75.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Georgia

  • Bachelor: 43
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 5

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50430
  • 25th Percentile: 65980
  • Median: 81480
  • 75th Percentile: 102610
  • 90th Percentile: 130750

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33200
  • 25th Percentile: 37920
  • Median: 71890
  • 75th Percentile: 99750
  • 90th Percentile: 117860

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56540
  • 25th Percentile: 71090
  • Median: 94410
  • 75th Percentile: 117860
  • 90th Percentile: 153020

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31720
  • 25th Percentile: 39000
  • Median: 57610
  • 75th Percentile: 78000
  • 90th Percentile: 98180

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40110
  • 25th Percentile: 44210
  • Median: 57420
  • 75th Percentile: 89450
  • 90th Percentile: 109580

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26050
  • 25th Percentile: 33740
  • Median: 40420
  • 75th Percentile: 49410
  • 90th Percentile: 58690

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49570
  • 25th Percentile: 59590
  • Median: 67990
  • 75th Percentile: 79090
  • 90th Percentile: 91070

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 49335
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74680
  • Median Salary 2007: 81220
  • Median Salary 2008: 83810
  • Median Salary 2009: 84470
  • Median Salary 2010: 81480
  • Total Employed 2006: 610
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 640

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54670
  • Median Salary 2007: 67580
  • Median Salary 2008: 49400
  • Median Salary 2009: 43880
  • Median Salary 2010: 57420
  • Total Employed 2006: 350
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 92360
  • Median Salary 2007: 89180
  • Median Salary 2008: 86690
  • Median Salary 2009: 91340
  • Median Salary 2010: 94410
  • Total Employed 2006: 1150
  • Total Employed 2007: 880
  • Total Employed 2008: 820
  • Total Employed 2009: 810
  • Total Employed 2010: 1020

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59900
  • Median Salary 2007: 60100
  • Median Salary 2008: 62960
  • Median Salary 2009: 59060
  • Median Salary 2010: 57610
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67790
  • Median Salary 2007: 69380
  • Median Salary 2008: 70290
  • Median Salary 2009: 46910
  • Median Salary 2010: 71890
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 770
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33040
  • Median Salary 2007: 34240
  • Median Salary 2008: 38060
  • Median Salary 2009: 39560
  • Median Salary 2010: 40420
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 690
  • Total Employed 2008: 2160
  • Total Employed 2009: 2020
  • Total Employed 2010: 2150

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57010
  • Median Salary 2007: 65120
  • Median Salary 2008: 67020
  • Median Salary 2009: 69690
  • Median Salary 2010: 67990
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 710
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42570
  • Median Salary 2007: 42060
  • Median Salary 2008: 42780
  • Median Salary 2009: 45940
  • Median Salary 2010: 49335
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 365

Georgia vs National Biology Employment

Georgia vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.355% (5625)

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1. Dalton State College

650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

Dalton State College is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown and Dalton offers one program in biology. This school is a public 4-year institution.

2. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Is in Dahlonega, GA and it offers one biology program. MGCSU is a public 4-year institution.

3. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University offers one program in biology and it is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. 6,919 students pursue degrees in 44 Augusta State University programs, overall. ASU is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology programs.

4. Morehouse College

830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 681-2800

Morehouse College, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Atlanta, GA and Morehouse offers one program in biology. This small school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia. Morehouse is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology programs.

5. Shorter University

315 Shorter Ave
Rome, GA 30165
(706) 291-2121

Shorter University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Rome, GA and this school offers one program in biology. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

6. Georgia Gwinnett College

1000 University Center Lane
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
(678) 407-5000

Georgia Gwinnett College offers one program in biology and it is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. Overall, 5,380 students pursue degrees in four GGC programs.

7. Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206-5145
(478) 471-2700

Macon State College offers one program in biology and MSC, which is near Macon, is located in a rural area. Overall, 6,232 students pursue degrees in 20 MSC programs.

8. The Georgia Military College - Atlanta

320 W. Broad St Suite 200
Fairburn, GA 30213
(678) 379-1414

The Georgia Military College-Atlanta is a public 2-year institution. This academy, which is very close to Fairburn, Georgia, is in a rural area. This academy is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including supply chain management, criminal justice, and private investigation. It offers students 21 associates level degrees. In 2010, 815 students sought degrees from the 21 programs at this academy. It is one of 6 military academies in Georgia.

9. Agnes Scott College

141 E. College Ave
Decatur, GA 30030-3797
(404) 471-6000

Agnes Scott College is in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and it offers one biology program. 917 students seek degrees in 38 programs at ASC, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology in terms of programs.

10. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University offers one biology program and Armstrong, which is 7.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Savannah, GA. This public school is a public 4-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology in terms of programs.

11. Brewton-Parker College

201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle
Mount Vernon, GA 30445
(912) 583-2241

Brewton-Parker College offers one biology program and BPC, which is very close to Mount Vernon, Georgia, is in a rural setting. Overall, 778 students pursue degrees in 36 programs at BPC.

12. Georgia Health Sciences University

1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-0211

Georgia Health Sciences University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA and GHSU offers one program in biology. It is a public 4-year institution. This public school is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology in terms of programs.

13. Oglethorpe University

4484 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-2797
(404) 261-1441

Oglethorpe University is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and it offers one biology program. OU is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia. OU is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in biology.

14. Spelman College

350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
(404) 681-3643

Spelman College, which is near the center of the city, is in Atlanta, GA and it offers one program in biology. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

15. Covenant College

14049 Scenic Highway
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750-4164
(706) 820-1560

Covenant College, which is very close to Lookout Mountain, Georgia, is in a rural setting and Covenant offers one program in biology. 1,304 students pursue degrees in 32 Covenant programs, overall.

16. Life University

1269 Barclay Circle
Marietta, GA 30060
(800) 543-3202

Life University offers one program in biology and this school, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Marietta, GA. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

17. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University offers one program in biology and this university, which is very close to Fort Valley, Georgia, is located in a rural setting. This research university is one of 6 research universities in Georgia.

18. The Georgia Military College - Milledgeville

201 E Greene St
Milledgeville, GA 31061-3398
(478) 387-4900

The Georgia Military College-Milledgeville is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1879. It is in Milledgeville, GA. It offers subjects including early childhood education and allied health. It offers students 20 associates level degrees. 1,549 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this military academy in 2010. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 6 military academies in Georgia.

19. Piedmont College

165 Central Ave
Demorest, GA 30535-0010
(706) 778-3000

Piedmont College, which is very close to Demorest, Georgia, is in a rural area and Piedmont offers one biology program. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

20. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia is located in Carrollton, GA. It offers two biology programs. Out of those, it offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level biology degree. It is a public 4-year institution.

21. Savannah State University

3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404-5310
(912) 358-4778

Savannah State University offers one program in biology and this school is in the suburbs of Savannah, Georgia. This liberal arts college is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

22. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University is near the heart of downtown and ASU offers one biology program. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. This mid-sized school is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology in terms of programs.

23. Thomas University

1501 Millpond Rd
Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 226-1621

Thomas University is in Thomasville, GA and TU offers one biology program. 1,043 students seek degrees in 23 TU programs, overall.

24. Andrew College

501College St
Cuthbert, GA 39840-5550
(229) 732-2171

Founded in 1854, Andrew College is a 2-year institution. This school is located in town of Cuthbert, Georgia. It offers subjects including business, biology, and history. Students are offered 27 degrees at the associates level by this school. In 2010, 273 students sought degrees from the 27 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

25. Toccoa Falls College

107 North Chapel Drive
Toccoa Falls, GA 30598-7062
(706) 886-6831

Toccoa Falls College, which is very close to Toccoa Falls, Georgia, is in a rural setting and this school offers one biology program. 768 students pursue degrees in 26 Toccoa Falls College programs, overall.

26. Emmanuel College

181 Springs St
Franklin Springs, GA 30639
(706) 245-7226

Emmanuel College offers one biology program and EC is in town of Franklin Springs, Georgia. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

27. The Georgia Military College - Augusta

115 Davis Road
Martinez, GA 30907
(706) 955-2819

The Georgia Military College-Augusta is a public 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Martinez, Georgia. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered 22 associates level degrees by this military academy. In 2010, 1,204 students sought degrees from the 22 programs at this academy. It offers subjects including early childhood education, education, and computer science. This military academy is one of 6 military academies in Georgia.

28. Southern Polytechnic State University

1100 S. Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060-2896
(678) 915-7778

Southern Polytechnic State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Marietta, GA and it offers one biology program. Southern Polytech is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

29. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia offers four biology programs. More specifically, students are offered two biology degrees at the bachelor's level by it, one master's level biology degree, and one biology degree at the doctorate level. This university, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Athens, GA. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UGA is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology in terms of programs.

30. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University is in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia and Kennesaw State offers one biology program. 23,452 students pursue degrees in 67 Kennesaw State University programs, overall. KSU is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology.

31. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is located in the center of Gainesville and it offers one biology program. 2,770 students pursue degrees in 59 programs at this small school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology.

32. LaGrange College

601 Broad St.
Lagrange, GA 30240-2999
(706) 880-8000

LaGrange College is in Lagrange, GA and it offers one program in biology. LaGrange is a 4-year institution.

33. Paine College

1235 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901-3182
(706) 821-8200

Paine College, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA and Paine offers one program in biology. 925 students pursue degrees in 31 programs at this school, overall.

34. Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210-4462
(478) 477-1110

Wesleyan College, which is 5.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA and this school offers one biology program. 690 students pursue degrees in 45 Wesleyan College programs, overall.

35. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University is near the center of the city. It offers three programs in biology. Specifically, this medium-sized school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biology to students, one master's level degree in biology, and one doctorate level biology degree.

36. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University offers three biology programs. Of those, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in biology, one biology degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level biology degree. It is located in the center of Atlanta. It is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. This large university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology in terms of programs.

37. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Macon, GA and Mercer offers one program in biology. It is a 4-year research institution.

38. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Is located in Milledgeville, GA. GCSU offers two programs in biology. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by this school and one degree at the master's level in biology. This school is a public 4-year institution.

39. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown and CSU offers one program in biology. 8,298 students pursue degrees in 69 CSU programs, overall.

40. Georgia Southwestern State University

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709-4693
(229) 928-1279

Georgia Southwestern State University is in town of Americus, Georgia and it offers one program in biology. GSU is a public 4-year institution.

41. Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Berry College offers one biology program and Berry is located in Mount Berry, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Berry is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

42. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University is located in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia and it offers one biology program. It is a public 4-year institution.

43. Reinhardt University

7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981
(770) 720-5600

Reinhardt University is located in Waleska, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in biology. Overall, 1,219 students pursue degrees in 40 Reinhardt University programs.

44. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University is in Statesboro, GA. GSU offers two programs in biology. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by this public school and one biology degree at the master's level. Overall, 19,691 students seek degrees in 102 Georgia Southern programs. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology.

45. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. This university offers two biology programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by this research university and one biology degree at the master's level. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

46. The Georgia Institute of Technology

225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA 30332-0530
(404) 894-2000

The Georgia Institute of Technology offers three programs in biology. More specifically, GT offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in biology, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. GT, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA. This university is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. Georgia Tech is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering biology in terms of programs.

47. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University is near the heart of downtown. This school offers two programs in biology. Of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biology to students and one biology degree at the master's level. This school is a public 4-year institution.