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Biology Schools in Aurora, Illinois

There are 30 schools located near Aurora, IL offering biology programs. In 2010, 1,697 students graduated from programs at Aurora biology schools. 1,544 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 110 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,632 students graduate from biology programs in Aurora per year. This accounts for approximately 52% of students who Illinois schools graduate from biology programs. Out of those, six students graduated with biology certificates, 1,544 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 110 with a degree at the master's level, and 37 with a doctorate level degree.

30 biology schools are located in Aurora. Of these, 24 schools are private, while six schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $6,181 to $12,053, while tuition at a private biology school varies from $15,750 to $42,041.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $25,092. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $42,041 every year, is at the University of Chicago, the lowest tuition in Aurora, which is $6,181 each year, is at Purdue University-Calumet.

Schools in Aurora offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for biology students.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Aurora, Illinois

On average, 1,632 students graduate from biology programs in Aurora per year. This accounts for approximately 52% of students who Illinois schools graduate from biology programs. Out of those, six students graduated with biology certificates, 1,544 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 110 with a degree at the master's level, and 37 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Aurora, Illinois

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 1347
  • Bachelor 2007: 1379
  • Bachelor 2008: 1449
  • Bachelor 2009: 1515
  • Bachelor 2010: 1544
  • Master 2006: 66
  • Master 2007: 66
  • Master 2008: 81
  • Master 2009: 96
  • Master 2010: 110
  • Doctorate 2006: 46
  • Doctorate 2007: 44
  • Doctorate 2008: 37
  • Doctorate 2009: 38
  • Doctorate 2010: 37

Biology Program Availability in Aurora, Illinois

Aurora schools offer a total of 51 programs in biology. Of these programs, approximately 62.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Aurora, Illinois

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 32
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 7

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55710
  • 25th Percentile: 66550
  • Median: 76240
  • 75th Percentile: 99800
  • 90th Percentile: 125920

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52810
  • 25th Percentile: 60840
  • Median: 73390
  • 75th Percentile: 89250
  • 90th Percentile: 106790

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58550
  • 25th Percentile: 86760
  • Median: 106880
  • 75th Percentile: 127130
  • 90th Percentile: 145400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33990
  • 25th Percentile: 46070
  • Median: 74470
  • 75th Percentile: 94930
  • 90th Percentile: 112330

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41910
  • 25th Percentile: 45280
  • Median: 50830
  • 75th Percentile: 62900
  • 90th Percentile: 77600

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27930
  • 25th Percentile: 34150
  • Median: 41820
  • 75th Percentile: 57720
  • 90th Percentile: 69680

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51980
  • 25th Percentile: 62060
  • Median: 71210
  • 75th Percentile: 82610
  • 90th Percentile: 95510

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33980
  • 25th Percentile: 42500
  • Median: 53750
  • 75th Percentile: 62910
  • 90th Percentile: 81030

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51190
  • Median Salary 2007: 55250
  • Median Salary 2008: 59780
  • Median Salary 2009: 64180
  • Median Salary 2010: 76240
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57800
  • Median Salary 2007: 60100
  • Median Salary 2008: 57570
  • Median Salary 2009: 52300
  • Median Salary 2010: 50830
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 91350
  • Median Salary 2007: 97030
  • Median Salary 2008: 105530
  • Median Salary 2009: 104020
  • Median Salary 2010: 106880
  • Total Employed 2006: 530
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57180
  • Median Salary 2007: 52960
  • Median Salary 2008: 56860
  • Median Salary 2009: 75950
  • Median Salary 2010: 74470
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68570
  • Median Salary 2007: 77640
  • Median Salary 2008: 81240
  • Median Salary 2009: 79390
  • Median Salary 2010: 73390
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31200
  • Median Salary 2007: 35630
  • Median Salary 2008: 39690
  • Median Salary 2009: 39320
  • Median Salary 2010: 41820
  • Total Employed 2006: 1230
  • Total Employed 2007: 1060
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 760
  • Total Employed 2010: 1300

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59800
  • Median Salary 2007: 66990
  • Median Salary 2008: 70340
  • Median Salary 2009: 69880
  • Median Salary 2010: 71210
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49885
  • Median Salary 2007: 51570
  • Median Salary 2008: 51750
  • Median Salary 2009: 52880
  • Median Salary 2010: 53750
  • Total Employed 2006:
  • Total Employed 2007:
  • Total Employed 2008:
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  • Total Employed 2010:

Aurora vs Illinois Biology Employment

Aurora vs Illinois Biology Employment

  • Employed in Aurora: 49.351% (2660)

Biology Schools in Aurora, Illinois

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1. Aurora University

347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506-4892
(630) 892-6431

Aurora University, which is located 25.7 miles from neighboring Carpentersville, is 1.4 miles from Aurora, IL and it offers one program in biology.