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Biology Schools in Idaho

There are eight schools in the state of Idaho offering biology programs. 348 students graduated with degrees from Idaho biology schools in 2010. 283 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 28 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

343 students graduate from biology programs in this state, on average, each year. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in biology, 25 with an associate's level degree, 283 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 28 with a master's level degree, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Eight biology schools are in Idaho. And of these, three schools are private, while five schools are public. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $4,998 to $5,416, private biology school tuition varies from $3,660 to $23,100.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $7,897. The lowest tuition in this mountain state, which is $3,660 per year, is at Brigham Young University-Idaho, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $23,100 per year, is at Northwest Nazarene University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in biology.

Biology Program Completions in Idaho 2006 - 2010

343 students graduate from biology programs in this state, on average, each year. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in biology, 25 with an associate's level degree, 283 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 28 with a master's level degree, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Idaho 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 7
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 13
  • Associate 2010: 25
  • Bachelor 2006: 322
  • Bachelor 2007: 309
  • Bachelor 2008: 291
  • Bachelor 2009: 295
  • Bachelor 2010: 283
  • Master 2006: 24
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 29
  • Master 2009: 26
  • Master 2010: 28
  • Doctorate 2006: 9
  • Doctorate 2007: 12
  • Doctorate 2008: 14
  • Doctorate 2009: 12
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Biology Program Availability in Idaho

Schools in Idaho offer a total of 22 biology programs. Of these programs, approximately 54.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in Idaho

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 12
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 3

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42130
  • 25th Percentile: 51520
  • Median: 78070
  • 75th Percentile: 93330
  • 90th Percentile: 117150

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43040
  • 25th Percentile: 49860
  • Median: 57420
  • 75th Percentile: 84850
  • 90th Percentile: 122820

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57600
  • 25th Percentile: 68180
  • Median: 82570
  • 75th Percentile: 97920
  • 90th Percentile: 115390

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38780
  • 25th Percentile: 49040
  • Median: 63140
  • 75th Percentile: 75680
  • 90th Percentile: 87210

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32320
  • 25th Percentile: 39960
  • Median: 61130
  • 75th Percentile: 71030
  • 90th Percentile: 89460

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24920
  • 25th Percentile: 24940
  • Median: 28000
  • 75th Percentile: 34920
  • 90th Percentile: 46600

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31320
  • 25th Percentile: 52200
  • Median: 65050
  • 75th Percentile: 74620
  • 90th Percentile: 84850

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41140
  • 25th Percentile: 49900
  • Median: 63000
  • 75th Percentile: 72830
  • 90th Percentile: 88470

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45980
  • Median Salary 2007: 42450
  • Median Salary 2008: 57265
  • Median Salary 2009: 72080
  • Median Salary 2010: 78070
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66730
  • Median Salary 2007: 54540
  • Median Salary 2008: 53180
  • Median Salary 2009: 54390
  • Median Salary 2010: 61130
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80750
  • Median Salary 2007: 84710
  • Median Salary 2008: 87390
  • Median Salary 2009: 87880
  • Median Salary 2010: 82570
  • Total Employed 2006: 380
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58640
  • Median Salary 2007: 55700
  • Median Salary 2008: 57930
  • Median Salary 2009: 62050
  • Median Salary 2010: 63140
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60900
  • Median Salary 2007: 62335
  • Median Salary 2008: 64750
  • Median Salary 2009: 65270
  • Median Salary 2010: 57420
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30410
  • Median Salary 2007: 26180
  • Median Salary 2008: 27150
  • Median Salary 2009: 29290
  • Median Salary 2010: 28000
  • Total Employed 2006: 540
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 590
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 800

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60090
  • Median Salary 2007: 56700
  • Median Salary 2008: 59730
  • Median Salary 2009: 62070
  • Median Salary 2010: 65050
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 390
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47850
  • Median Salary 2007: 51290
  • Median Salary 2008: 50570
  • Median Salary 2009: 58360
  • Median Salary 2010: 63000
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 540

Idaho vs National Biology Employment

Idaho vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Idaho: 1.134% (2710)

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1. The College of Western Idaho

5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 562-3000

Founded in 2007, the College of Western Idaho is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is just a few miles from Nampa, is in a rural setting. This college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Idaho. Students are offered 26 certificates and 38 degrees at the associates level by it. 6,277 students pursued degrees from the 41 programs at this community college in 2010. This college offers subjects such as business management, science, and drafting. It is one of 3 community colleges in Idaho.

2. Brigham Young University - Idaho

525 S Center
Rexburg, ID 83460
(208) 496-2411

Brigham Young University-Idaho offers one biology program and BYU-I is located in town of Rexburg, Idaho. 14,933 students seek degrees in 77 Brigham Young University-Idaho programs, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Idaho offering biology programs.

3. Lewis-Clark State College

500 8th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501-2698
(208) 792-5272

Lewis-Clark State College, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Lewiston, ID. This school offers three biology programs. It offers three bachelor's level biology degrees to students. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the largest institution in the state of Idaho offering biology in terms of programs.

4. The College of Idaho

2112 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID 83605-4432
(208) 459-5011

The College of Idaho offers one program in biology and it is located in the suburbs of Caldwell, Idaho. The C of I is a 4-year institution.

5. North Idaho College

1000 West Garden Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2199
(208) 769-3300

North Idaho College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1933. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Coeur d'Alene, ID. This college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Idaho. This community college offers 26 certificates and 71 associates level degrees to students. 6,347 students pursued degrees from the 82 programs at this community college in 2010. This community college offers subjects such as engineering, graphic design, and biology. This community college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. This college is one of 3 community colleges in Idaho.

6. Idaho State University

921 S 8th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83209
(208) 282-2700

Idaho State University, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Pocatello, ID. It offers five biology programs. More specifically, students are offered one biology degree at the associate's level by ISU, two bachelor's level degrees in biology, one master's level degree in biology, and one doctorate level biology degree. It is one of 2 research universities in Idaho. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Idaho.

7. The College of Southern Idaho

315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls, ID 83301
(208) 733-9554

The College of Southern Idaho is in Twin Falls, ID and this college offers one biology program. It is a public 2-year institution. This mid-sized college is the second biggest institution in the state of Idaho offering biology in terms of programs.

8. Northwest Nazarene University

623 S. Holly St
Nampa, ID 83686-5897
(208) 467-8011

Northwest Nazarene University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Nampa, ID and NNU offers one program in biology. 2,016 students seek degrees in 80 Northwest Nazarene University programs, overall. NNU is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Idaho offering biology in terms of programs.

9. Boise State University

1910 University Dr
Boise, ID 83725
(208) 426-1011

Boise State University is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in biology. Out of those, BSU offers one bachelor's level biology degree to students and one biology degree at the master's level. This school is one of 8 public post-secondary institutions in Idaho. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Idaho offering biology.

10. The University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844-2282
(888) 884-3246

The University of Idaho is located in Moscow, ID. UI offers eight biology programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in biology to students, three bachelor's level biology degrees, two degrees at the master's level in biology, and two doctorate level biology degrees. The U of I is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Idaho.