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Science Schools in Idaho

There are eight Idaho schools offering science programs. 868 students graduated from programs at Idaho science schools in 2010. 692 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 102 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

808 students graduate from science programs in Idaho, on average, per year. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in science, 35 with a degree at the associate's level, 692 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 102 with a degree at the master's level, and 35 with a doctorate level degree.

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

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

Idaho schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for science students.

Science Program Completions in Idaho 2006 - 2010

808 students graduate from science programs in Idaho, on average, per year. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in science, 35 with a degree at the associate's level, 692 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 102 with a degree at the master's level, and 35 with a doctorate level degree.

Science Program Completions in Idaho 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 27
  • Associate 2007: 22
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 28
  • Associate 2010: 35
  • Bachelor 2006: 545
  • Bachelor 2007: 547
  • Bachelor 2008: 600
  • Bachelor 2009: 608
  • Bachelor 2010: 692
  • Master 2006: 113
  • Master 2007: 102
  • Master 2008: 93
  • Master 2009: 98
  • Master 2010: 102
  • Doctorate 2006: 30
  • Doctorate 2007: 30
  • Doctorate 2008: 34
  • Doctorate 2009: 42
  • Doctorate 2010: 35

Science Program Availability in Idaho

Idaho schools offer a total of 93 programs in science. Of these programs, about 50.5% 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.

Science Program Availability in Idaho

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 12
  • Bachelor: 47
  • Master: 19
  • Doctorate: 14

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

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

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 68530
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38360
  • 25th Percentile: 46400
  • Median: 54550
  • 75th Percentile: 66150
  • 90th Percentile: 98040

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48860
  • 25th Percentile: 61890
  • Median: 79300
  • 75th Percentile: 101890
  • 90th Percentile: 118550

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33790
  • 25th Percentile: 45930
  • Median: 65020
  • 75th Percentile: 77980
  • 90th Percentile: 87170

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39260
  • 25th Percentile: 65990
  • Median: 84860
  • 75th Percentile: 103630
  • 90th Percentile: 119050

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

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62285
  • 25th Percentile: 73275
  • Median: 86205
  • 75th Percentile: 99135
  • 90th Percentile: 114005

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

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

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43180
  • 25th Percentile: 56090
  • Median: 80250
  • 75th Percentile: 103630
  • 90th Percentile: 127770

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34910
  • 25th Percentile: 47550
  • Median: 65050
  • 75th Percentile: 74610
  • 90th Percentile: 84840

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 78170
  • 25th Percentile: 91320
  • Median: 111350
  • 75th Percentile: 139870
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43120
  • 25th Percentile: 52200
  • Median: 69790
  • 75th Percentile: 85510
  • 90th Percentile: 100910

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44780
  • 25th Percentile: 53180
  • Median: 65080
  • 75th Percentile: 84860
  • 90th Percentile: 95460

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

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

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42780
  • Median Salary 2007: 43080
  • Median Salary 2008: 51140
  • Median Salary 2009: 59200
  • Median Salary 2010: 68530
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

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

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60710
  • Median Salary 2007: 62100
  • Median Salary 2008: 72000
  • Median Salary 2009: 74160
  • Median Salary 2010: 79300
  • Total Employed 2006: 1570
  • Total Employed 2007: 1560
  • Total Employed 2008: 1210
  • Total Employed 2009: 1060
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51800
  • Median Salary 2007: 49130
  • Median Salary 2008: 51500
  • Median Salary 2009: 52290
  • Median Salary 2010: 65020
  • Total Employed 2006: 750
  • Total Employed 2007: 1010
  • Total Employed 2008: 1100
  • Total Employed 2009: 1060
  • Total Employed 2010: 790

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

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85990
  • Median Salary 2007: 89410
  • Median Salary 2008: 84920
  • Median Salary 2009: 85605
  • Median Salary 2010: 86205
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

Bioinformatics Scientists — 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

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 82080
  • Median Salary 2007: 78330
  • Median Salary 2008: 73670
  • Median Salary 2009: 71460
  • Median Salary 2010: 80250
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

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

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52060
  • Median Salary 2007: 60840
  • Median Salary 2008: 59370
  • Median Salary 2009: 62060
  • Median Salary 2010: 65050
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 92660
  • Median Salary 2007: 95350
  • Median Salary 2008: 107840
  • Median Salary 2009: 108520
  • Median Salary 2010: 111350
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59050
  • Median Salary 2007: 62400
  • Median Salary 2008: 73180
  • Median Salary 2009: 69560
  • Median Salary 2010: 69790
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61670
  • Median Salary 2007: 59030
  • Median Salary 2008: 58130
  • Median Salary 2009: 64050
  • Median Salary 2010: 65080
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 165
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56030
  • Median Salary 2007: 53000
  • Median Salary 2008: 56270
  • Median Salary 2009: 56630
  • Median Salary 2010: 54550
  • Total Employed 2006: 830
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80080
  • Median Salary 2007: 84940
  • Median Salary 2008: 87420
  • Median Salary 2009: 83370
  • Median Salary 2010: 84860
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Idaho vs National Science Employment

Idaho vs National Science Employment

  • Employed in Idaho: 0.611% (4400)

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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 five science programs. Students are offered five bachelor's level degrees in science by this school. This school is in Rexburg, ID. 14,933 students seek degrees in 77 Brigham Young University-Idaho programs, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Idaho offering science 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 located in Lewiston, ID. It offers 13 science programs. More specifically, LCSC offers students three associate's level degrees in science and ten bachelor's level science degrees. It is a public 4-year institution.

4. The College of Idaho

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

The College of Idaho is in the suburbs of Caldwell, Idaho. It offers two programs in science. This school offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in science. The C of I is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Idaho offering science.

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 near the center of the city, is located in Pocatello, ID. It offers 22 programs in science. Specifically, it offers four associate's level science degrees to students, nine bachelor's level degrees in science, seven degrees at the master's level in science, and two doctorate level degrees in science. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

7. The College of Southern Idaho

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

The College of Southern Idaho offers five programs in science. This college offers five science degrees at the associate's level to students. It is located in Twin Falls, ID. This college is one of 3 community colleges in Idaho. This college ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Idaho.

8. Northwest Nazarene University

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

Northwest Nazarene University, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Nampa, ID. It offers six science programs. It offers students six science degrees at the bachelor's level. 2,016 students seek degrees in 80 programs at NNU, overall.

9. Boise State University

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

Boise State University offers 12 programs in science. Of those, Boise State offers five bachelor's level degrees in science to students, five science degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level degrees in science. It is near the heart of downtown. BSU is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third largest institution in the state of Idaho offering science in terms of programs.

10. The University of Idaho

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

The University of Idaho is located in town of Moscow, Idaho. U-Idaho offers 28 science programs. Of those, this public university offers students one science certificate, ten bachelor's level science degrees, seven science degrees at the master's level, and ten doctorate level degrees in science. This university is one of 2 research universities in Idaho. U-Idaho is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Idaho offering programs in science.