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Science Schools in Kansas

There are 33 Kansas schools offering science programs. 1,519 students graduated with degrees from Kansas science schools in 2010. 1,185 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 120 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,484 students graduate from programs in Kansas in science, on average, every year. Out of those, four students graduated with certificates in science, 104 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,185 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 120 with a master's level degree, and 106 with a doctorate level degree.

33 science schools are located in this state. Out of these, while 16 schools are private, 17 schools are public. While tuition at a private science school varies from $8,130 to $22,280, tuition at a public science school varies from $430 to $8,733.

Average tuition for science programs is $13,057. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $430 every year, is at Haskell Indian Nations University, while the highest tuition for science programs, which is $22,280 per year, is at Baker University.

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

Science Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

1,484 students graduate from programs in Kansas in science, on average, every year. Out of those, four students graduated with certificates in science, 104 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,185 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 120 with a master's level degree, and 106 with a doctorate level degree.

Science Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 96
  • Associate 2007: 123
  • Associate 2008: 135
  • Associate 2009: 105
  • Associate 2010: 104
  • Bachelor 2006: 1176
  • Bachelor 2007: 1214
  • Bachelor 2008: 1113
  • Bachelor 2009: 1118
  • Bachelor 2010: 1185
  • Master 2006: 130
  • Master 2007: 146
  • Master 2008: 108
  • Master 2009: 127
  • Master 2010: 120
  • Doctorate 2006: 90
  • Doctorate 2007: 98
  • Doctorate 2008: 93
  • Doctorate 2009: 97
  • Doctorate 2010: 106

Science Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 177 science programs. Of these programs, about 53.7% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Science Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 27
  • Bachelor: 95
  • Master: 29
  • Doctorate: 24

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37170
  • 25th Percentile: 43010
  • Median: 52430
  • 75th Percentile: 62670
  • 90th Percentile: 70460

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26080
  • 25th Percentile: 28950
  • Median: 47980
  • 75th Percentile: 74410
  • 90th Percentile: 110850

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39600
  • 25th Percentile: 45900
  • Median: 55070
  • 75th Percentile: 67280
  • 90th Percentile: 81470

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51080
  • 25th Percentile: 59080
  • Median: 85490
  • 75th Percentile: 104270
  • 90th Percentile: 117370

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52020
  • 25th Percentile: 59800
  • Median: 71210
  • 75th Percentile: 82570
  • 90th Percentile: 94890

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52190
  • 25th Percentile: 61250
  • Median: 71110
  • 75th Percentile: 77990
  • 90th Percentile: 84860

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57420
  • 25th Percentile: 73400
  • Median: 92740
  • 75th Percentile: 100920
  • 90th Percentile: 106370

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27980
  • 25th Percentile: 37470
  • Median: 63130
  • 75th Percentile: 80290
  • 90th Percentile: 89450

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37330
  • 25th Percentile: 44220
  • Median: 57750
  • 75th Percentile: 80280
  • 90th Percentile: 100550

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 59060
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 69910
  • 25th Percentile: 84850
  • Median: 112580
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 61965
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35660
  • 25th Percentile: 45810
  • Median: 60730
  • 75th Percentile: 87110
  • 90th Percentile: 104120

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39370
  • 25th Percentile: 43830
  • Median: 52030
  • 75th Percentile: 63880
  • 90th Percentile: 82560

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37590
  • 25th Percentile: 49920
  • Median: 80280
  • 75th Percentile: 98180
  • 90th Percentile: 103650

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40440
  • Median Salary 2007: 42680
  • Median Salary 2008: 47530
  • Median Salary 2009: 49710
  • Median Salary 2010: 52430
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30300
  • Median Salary 2007: 36650
  • Median Salary 2008: 55870
  • Median Salary 2009: 75090
  • Median Salary 2010: 47980
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 75
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59950
  • Median Salary 2007: 51850
  • Median Salary 2008: 50500
  • Median Salary 2009: 52080
  • Median Salary 2010: 55070
  • Total Employed 2006: 255
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69470
  • Median Salary 2007: 80810
  • Median Salary 2008: 84340
  • Median Salary 2009: 84650
  • Median Salary 2010: 85490
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 1410
  • Total Employed 2008: 1130
  • Total Employed 2009: 1710
  • Total Employed 2010: 1370

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65420
  • Median Salary 2007: 69750
  • Median Salary 2008: 73240
  • Median Salary 2009: 72110
  • Median Salary 2010: 71210
  • Total Employed 2006: 710
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 810

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62600
  • Median Salary 2007: 64925
  • Median Salary 2008: 67250
  • Median Salary 2009: 69860
  • Median Salary 2010: 71110
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 165
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84500
  • Median Salary 2007: 86110
  • Median Salary 2008: 86490
  • Median Salary 2009: 91110
  • Median Salary 2010: 92740
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57400
  • Median Salary 2007: 60475
  • Median Salary 2008: 63550
  • Median Salary 2009: 65800
  • Median Salary 2010: 63130
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 155
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52990
  • Median Salary 2007: 56180
  • Median Salary 2008: 54660
  • Median Salary 2009: 57030
  • Median Salary 2010: 57750
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 800
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65845
  • Median Salary 2007: 68290
  • Median Salary 2008: 74740
  • Median Salary 2009: 66440
  • Median Salary 2010: 59060
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53810
  • Median Salary 2007: 56230
  • Median Salary 2008: 58300
  • Median Salary 2009: 85440
  • Median Salary 2010: 112580
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56740
  • Median Salary 2007: 58845
  • Median Salary 2008: 61010
  • Median Salary 2009: 61660
  • Median Salary 2010: 61965
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55070
  • Median Salary 2007: 58630
  • Median Salary 2008: 61710
  • Median Salary 2009: 58640
  • Median Salary 2010: 60730
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53790
  • Median Salary 2007: 56080
  • Median Salary 2008: 56010
  • Median Salary 2009: 51790
  • Median Salary 2010: 52030
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 880
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74840
  • Median Salary 2007: 68880
  • Median Salary 2008: 73990
  • Median Salary 2009: 78700
  • Median Salary 2010: 80280
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Kansas vs National Science Employment

Kansas vs National Science Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.720% (5180)

Science Schools in Kansas

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1. Benedictine College

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
(913) 367-5340

Benedictine College is in town of Atchison, Kansas. It offers six science programs. This liberal arts college offers students six science degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering science in terms of programs.

2. Cleveland Chiropractic College of Overland Park

10850 Lowell Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 234-0600

Cleveland Chiropractic College of Overland Park is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in science. More specifically, this school offers students one associate's level degree in science and one bachelor's level science degree.

3. Neosho County Community College

800 W 14th St
Chanute, KS 66720
(620) 431-2820x217

Neosho County Community College is in Chanute, KS and it offers one program in science. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

Founded in 1967, the Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers students 19 certificates and 64 associates level degrees. 1,870 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business and psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

5. Bethel College - North Newton

300 E 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117-8061
(316) 283-2500

Bethel College-North Newton offers five programs in science. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in science and four bachelor's level degrees in science. It is a 4-year institution.

6. Ottawa University - Ottawa

1001 South Cedar
Ottawa, KS 66067-3399
(785) 242-5200

Ottawa University-Ottawa offers one science program. 562 students pursue degrees in 16 OU programs, overall.

7. The University of Saint Mary

4100 S 4th St Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
(913) 682-5151

The University of Saint Mary is located in town of Leavenworth, Kansas. Saint Mary offers two programs in science. It offers two bachelor's level degrees in science to students. This school is a 4-year institution.

8. Baker University

618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
(800) 873-4282

Baker University is in Baldwin City, KS. It offers five programs in science. Baker offers five bachelor's level degrees in science to students. Baker is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in science.

9. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers two science programs. Students are offered two science degrees at the associate's level by it. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. This college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering science.

10. Sterling College

125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579
(620) 278-2173

Sterling College offers two science programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in science by it. This school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

11. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers three science programs. It offers students three science degrees at the associate's level. This public college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

12. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers eight science programs. Out of those, this school offers students six bachelor's level science degrees and two science degrees at the master's level. 11,883 students seek degrees in 70 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this public school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering science.

13. Bethany College

335 E Swensson St
Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
(785) 227-3311x8361

Bethany College is located in town of Lindsborg, Kansas. It offers three programs in science. It offers students three degrees at the bachelor's level in science. 610 students seek degrees in 51 Bethany programs, overall.

14. Independence Community College

1057 West College Avenue
Independence, KS 67301-0708
(620) 331-4100

Independence Community College offers one science program. It is a public 2-year institution.

15. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers nine programs in science. Out of those, this school offers one science certificate to students, six science degrees at the bachelor's level, and two degrees at the master's level in science. This medium-sized school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering science programs.

16. Haskell Indian Nations University

155 Indian Ave
Lawrence, KS 66046-4800
(785) 749-8404

Haskell Indian Nations University, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lawrence, KS. This university offers two programs in science. Specifically, this university offers one degree at the associate's level in science to students and one bachelor's level degree in science. It is the only tribal college in Kansas.

17. Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin Ave.
Salina, KS 67401-6196
(800) 874-1154x1285

Kansas Wesleyan University offers five science programs. KWU offers students five science degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is in Salina, KS. 825 students seek degrees in 28 programs at this school, overall.

18. McPherson College

1600 E Euclid
McPherson, KS 67460-1402
(620) 242-0400

McPherson College offers one science program. Overall, 707 students pursue degrees in 17 programs at MC.

19. Hesston College

301 South Main
Hesston, KS 67062-2093
(620) 327-4221

Hesston College offers one science program. Overall, 448 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this college.

20. Labette Community College

200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357-4201
(620) 421-6700

Labette Community College is in town of Parsons, Kansas. This college offers two programs in science. It offers two associate's level science degrees to students. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering science.

21. Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-5116x100

Allen County Community College is in town of Iola, Kansas. It offers four programs in science. Students are offered four science degrees at the associate's level by this college. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering science.

22. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University is in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas. This school offers two programs in science. MNU offers two bachelor's level degrees in science to students. 1,764 students seek degrees in 57 MidAmerica Nazarene University programs, overall.

23. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College offers five science programs. SC offers students five degrees at the bachelor's level in science. SC is in town of Winfield, Kansas. 1,791 students pursue degrees in 86 programs at this school, overall.

24. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lawrence, KS. This university offers 36 programs in science. Of those, it offers 11 bachelor's level degrees in science to students, 11 master's level degrees in science, and 14 doctorate level science degrees. Overall, 28,697 students seek degrees in 241 programs at this university.

25. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Butler Community College, which is very close to El Dorado, Kansas, is in a rural setting. It offers three programs in science. It offers three science degrees at the associate's level to students. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Kansas offering science.

26. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers six programs in science. Of those, students are offered three bachelor's level science degrees by Pitt State and three master's level science degrees. PSU is a public 4-year institution.

27. Friends University

2100 W. University Ave.
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 295-5000

Friends University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Wichita, KS. It offers five programs in science. Students are offered five degrees at the bachelor's level in science by this small school. 2,782 students pursue degrees in 68 programs at this school, overall.

28. Newman University

3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS 67213-2097
(316) 942-4291

Newman University, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. This school offers three science programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in science by it. NU is a 4-year institution.

29. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Barton County Community College, which is near Great Bend, is located in a rural setting. This college offers five science programs. This college offers five associate's level degrees in science to students. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering science in terms of programs.

30. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Dodge City Community College offers two science programs. This college offers students two associate's level degrees in science. 1,807 students pursue degrees in 75 Dodge City Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering science.

31. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University offers six science programs. Out of those, students are offered one science degree at the associate's level by Washburn and five bachelor's level science degrees. This school, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Topeka, KS. 7,230 students seek degrees in 110 Washburn programs, overall.

32. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Tabor College is located in town of Hillsboro, Kansas. This school offers four programs in science. Tabor offers four bachelor's level science degrees to students.

33. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University offers 27 programs in science. Of those, students are offered nine science degrees at the bachelor's level by K-State, nine science degrees at the master's level, and nine degrees at the doctorate level in science. It is located in Manhattan, KS. K-State is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in science.

34. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. Wichita State offers seven programs in science. Specifically, students are offered four degrees at the bachelor's level in science by this university, two master's level degrees in science, and one degree at the doctorate level in science. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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