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Biology Schools in Kentucky

There are 24 schools in the state of Kentucky offering biology programs. In 2010, 1,004 students graduated from programs at Kentucky biology schools. 930 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 62 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

919 students graduate from biology programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from biology programs. More specifically, 930 students graduated with a degree in biology at the bachelor's level, 62 with a degree at the master's level, and 12 with a degree at the doctorate level.

24 biology schools are in this state. And out of these, 16 schools are private, while eight schools are public. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $910 to $32,600, while tuition at a public biology school varies from $5,720 to $8,610.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $12,995. The highest tuition for programs in biology, which is $32,600 each year, is at Centre College, while the lowest tuition in Kentucky, which is $910 per year, is at Berea College.

Kentucky biology schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

919 students graduate from biology programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from biology programs. More specifically, 930 students graduated with a degree in biology at the bachelor's level, 62 with a degree at the master's level, and 12 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 769
  • Bachelor 2007: 762
  • Bachelor 2008: 784
  • Bachelor 2009: 804
  • Bachelor 2010: 930
  • Master 2006: 33
  • Master 2007: 40
  • Master 2008: 40
  • Master 2009: 54
  • Master 2010: 62
  • Doctorate 2006: 4
  • Doctorate 2007: 6
  • Doctorate 2008: 9
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 12

Biology Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of 35 programs in biology. Of these programs, 71.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 25
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 2

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36250
  • 25th Percentile: 41370
  • Median: 48900
  • 75th Percentile: 56060
  • 90th Percentile: 73500

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33610
  • 25th Percentile: 48860
  • Median: 61890
  • 75th Percentile: 76690
  • 90th Percentile: 96000

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55130
  • 25th Percentile: 69560
  • Median: 86430
  • 75th Percentile: 103630
  • 90th Percentile: 120340

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39470
  • 25th Percentile: 53920
  • Median: 68880
  • 75th Percentile: 77990
  • 90th Percentile: 87160

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35310
  • 25th Percentile: 39240
  • Median: 46890
  • 75th Percentile: 68380
  • 90th Percentile: 79590

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18580
  • 25th Percentile: 26990
  • Median: 33770
  • 75th Percentile: 41760
  • 90th Percentile: 48920

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 59435
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34440
  • 25th Percentile: 40670
  • Median: 48980
  • 75th Percentile: 55700
  • 90th Percentile: 64540

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43350
  • Median Salary 2007: 44640
  • Median Salary 2008: 46520
  • Median Salary 2009: 46020
  • Median Salary 2010: 48900
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41140
  • Median Salary 2007: 49850
  • Median Salary 2008: 44090
  • Median Salary 2009: 45140
  • Median Salary 2010: 46890
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75630
  • Median Salary 2007: 82120
  • Median Salary 2008: 85610
  • Median Salary 2009: 86660
  • Median Salary 2010: 86430
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60550
  • Median Salary 2007: 60000
  • Median Salary 2008: 62860
  • Median Salary 2009: 65440
  • Median Salary 2010: 68880
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57310
  • Median Salary 2007: 56800
  • Median Salary 2008: 61080
  • Median Salary 2009: 57860
  • Median Salary 2010: 61890
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28690
  • Median Salary 2007: 30650
  • Median Salary 2008: 32610
  • Median Salary 2009: 33260
  • Median Salary 2010: 33770
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 740
  • Total Employed 2009: 770
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55090
  • Median Salary 2007: 54660
  • Median Salary 2008: 53560
  • Median Salary 2009: 56420
  • Median Salary 2010: 59435
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 275

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44390
  • Median Salary 2007: 45905
  • Median Salary 2008: 47810
  • Median Salary 2009: 48705
  • Median Salary 2010: 48980
  • Total Employed 2006: 155
  • Total Employed 2007: 155
  • Total Employed 2008: 155
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Kentucky vs National Biology Employment

Kentucky vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.823% (1965)

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1. Union College

310 College St
Barbourville, KY 40906-1499
(606) 546-4151

Union College is located in town of Barbourville, Kentucky and it offers one program in biology. Union is a 4-year institution. UC is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in biology.

2. Bellarmine University

2001 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-0671
(502) 272-8000

Bellarmine University, which is 3.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Louisville, KY and it offers one biology program. Bellarmine is a 4-year institution.

3. Transylvania University

300 N Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508-1797
(859) 233-8300

Transylvania University is located in the center of Lexington and it offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution.

4. Pikeville College

147 Sycamore St
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 218-5250

Pikeville College offers one program in biology. Overall, 1,325 students pursue degrees in 21 Pikeville College programs.

5. Georgetown College

400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-8000

Georgetown College offers one program in biology. 1,851 students seek degrees in 38 programs at this school, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering biology programs.

6. Midway College

512 E. Stephens St
Midway, KY 40347-1120
(859) 846-4421

Midway College offers one biology program and this school, which is very close to Midway, Kentucky, is in a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution.

7. The University of the Cumberlands

6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-2200

The University of the Cumberlands offers one program in biology and this school is in town of Williamsburg, Kentucky. UC is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

8. Kentucky State University

400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601-2355
(502) 597-6000

Kentucky State University is located in Frankfort, KY and this school offers one biology program. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

9. Brescia University

717 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
(270) 685-3131

Brescia University is located in the center of Owensboro and this school offers one biology program. Brescia is a 4-year institution.

10. Alice Lloyd College

100 Purpose Rd
Pippa Passes, KY 41844
(606) 368-2101

Alice Lloyd College, which is very close to Pippa Passes, Kentucky, is in a rural setting and it offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution.

11. Centre College

600 W Walnut St
Danville, KY 40422-1394
(859) 238-5200

Centre College is in Danville, KY and it offers one program in biology. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. In terms of programs, this small school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering biology.

12. Berea College

101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40404-2182
(859) 985-3000

Berea College offers two programs in biology. Berea offers students two biology degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

13. Lindsey Wilson College

210 Lindsey Wilson St
Columbia, KY 42728-1223
(270) 384-2126

Lindsey Wilson College is located in town of Columbia, Kentucky. LWC offers two biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in biology by this school and one degree at the bachelor's level in biology. Overall, 2,554 students pursue degrees in 45 LWC programs.

14. Thomas More College

333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017-3495
(859) 341-5800

Thomas More College offers two biology programs. Specifically, it offers one associate's level degree in biology to students and one bachelor's level degree in biology. This school is in the suburbs of Crestview Hills, Kentucky. This school is a 4-year institution.

15. Kentucky Wesleyan College

3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 926-3111

Kentucky Wesleyan College, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Owensboro, KY and it offers one program in biology. It is a 4-year institution. KWC is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in biology.

16. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky and it offers one program in biology. It is a public 4-year institution.

17. Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr
Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
(859) 858-3511

Asbury University offers one biology program and it is in Wilmore, KY. 1,623 students pursue degrees in 56 Asbury University programs, overall.

18. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky offers three programs in biology. Specifically, students are offered one biology degree at the bachelor's level by this university, one biology degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. It is in the center of Lexington. 27,108 students pursue degrees in 242 programs at this public university, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering biology.

19. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University offers two biology programs. Out of those, it offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level and one biology degree at the master's level. This public university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bowling Green, KY. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering biology.

20. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers two biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by Morehead State and one biology degree at the master's level. This mid-sized school is a public 4-year institution. Morehead State ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

21. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three biology programs. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology, one master's level biology degree, and one doctorate level biology degree. 21,234 students pursue degrees in 153 University of Louisville programs, overall. This university is the second largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering biology in terms of programs.

22. Campbellsville University

1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
(270) 789-5000x5000

Campbellsville University offers one biology program.

23. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers two programs in biology. More specifically, MSU offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one degree at the master's level in biology. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. MSU is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering biology in terms of programs.

24. Saint Catharine College

2735 Bardstown Rd
St. Catharine, KY 40061
(859) 336-5082

Saint Catharine College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1823. SCC, which is very close to St. Catharine, Kentucky, is located in a rural setting. It offers students four certificates, ten degrees at the associates level, and 13 bachelors level degrees. 880 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as social work, education, and business administration. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. SCC is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

25. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University offers two biology programs. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one degree at the master's level in biology. It is located in town of Richmond, Kentucky. This school is a public 4-year institution. EKU is the second biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering biology in terms of programs.

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