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Biology Schools in Dekalb, Illinois

There are 13 schools located near Dekalb, IL offering biology programs. In 2010, 379 students graduated with degrees from Dekalb biology schools. 363 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 11 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

371 students graduate from biology programs in this city, on average, every year. This accounts for about 11% of students who Illinois schools graduate from biology programs. Of those, 363 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 11 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a doctorate level degree.

13 biology schools are located in Dekalb. Out of these, one school is public, while 12 schools are private. Tuition at a public biology school is $11,676, while private biology school tuition varies from $18,700 to $35,038.

Average tuition for biology programs is $24,464. While the lowest tuition in Dekalb, which is $11,676 every year, is at Northern Illinois University, the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $35,038 per year, is at Beloit College.

Biology schools in Dekalb offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Dekalb, Illinois

371 students graduate from biology programs in this city, on average, every year. This accounts for about 11% of students who Illinois schools graduate from biology programs. Of those, 363 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 11 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Dekalb, Illinois

  • Bachelor 2006: 263
  • Bachelor 2007: 272
  • Bachelor 2008: 352
  • Bachelor 2009: 319
  • Bachelor 2010: 363
  • Master 2006: 11
  • Master 2007: 11
  • Master 2008: 8
  • Master 2009: 15
  • Master 2010: 11
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 2
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Biology Program Availability in Dekalb, Illinois

Dekalb schools offer a total of 17 biology programs. Of these programs, about 88.2% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Dekalb, Illinois

  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

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:
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  • Total Employed 2008:
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Dekalb vs Illinois Biology Employment

Dekalb vs Illinois Biology Employment

  • Employed in Dekalb: 49.351% (2660)

Biology Schools in Dekalb, Illinois

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1. Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
(800) 892-3050

Northern Illinois University, which is located 36.8 miles from Plainfield, is 1.5 miles from Dekalb, IL. It offers three biology programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. This public university is the only public post-secondary institution in Dekalb.