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Biology Schools in Louisiana

There are 23 Louisiana schools offering biology programs. 1,187 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana biology schools in 2010. 1,116 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 45 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,195 students graduate from biology programs in Louisiana per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. Specifically, three students graduated with an associate's level degree in biology, 1,116 with a bachelor's level degree, 45 with a master's level degree, and 23 with a doctorate level degree.

23 biology schools are located in Louisiana. And out of these, eight schools are private, while 15 schools are public. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $8,139 to $41,884, while tuition at a public biology school varies from $3,360 to $5,764.

Average tuition for biology programs is $10,605. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $41,884 per year, is at the Tulane University of Louisiana, the lowest tuition in Louisiana, which is $3,360 each year, is at Southern University at New Orleans.

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

Biology Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,195 students graduate from biology programs in Louisiana per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. Specifically, three students graduated with an associate's level degree in biology, 1,116 with a bachelor's level degree, 45 with a master's level degree, and 23 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 1105
  • Bachelor 2007: 1176
  • Bachelor 2008: 1123
  • Bachelor 2009: 1157
  • Bachelor 2010: 1116
  • Master 2006: 65
  • Master 2007: 51
  • Master 2008: 58
  • Master 2009: 32
  • Master 2010: 45
  • Doctorate 2006: 14
  • Doctorate 2007: 9
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 20
  • Doctorate 2010: 23

Biology Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of 36 biology programs. Of these programs, approximately 63.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 23
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 4

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 69000
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33970
  • 25th Percentile: 40930
  • Median: 51860
  • 75th Percentile: 80570
  • 90th Percentile: 106350

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54560
  • 25th Percentile: 70340
  • Median: 90010
  • 75th Percentile: 108030
  • 90th Percentile: 128610

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47460
  • 25th Percentile: 59310
  • Median: 71110
  • 75th Percentile: 82560
  • 90th Percentile: 89460

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41790
  • 25th Percentile: 53790
  • Median: 68810
  • 75th Percentile: 84850
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22850
  • 25th Percentile: 26300
  • Median: 34040
  • 75th Percentile: 47010
  • 90th Percentile: 58610

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48370
  • 25th Percentile: 56190
  • Median: 65060
  • 75th Percentile: 80280
  • 90th Percentile: 97200

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38790
  • 25th Percentile: 49030
  • Median: 63150
  • 75th Percentile: 74620
  • 90th Percentile: 95450

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66730
  • Median Salary 2007: 70600
  • Median Salary 2008: 66120
  • Median Salary 2009: 67330
  • Median Salary 2010: 69000
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57710
  • Median Salary 2007: 60860
  • Median Salary 2008: 64600
  • Median Salary 2009: 64410
  • Median Salary 2010: 68810
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80170
  • Median Salary 2007: 85150
  • Median Salary 2008: 90170
  • Median Salary 2009: 90580
  • Median Salary 2010: 90010
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60480
  • Median Salary 2007: 65960
  • Median Salary 2008: 68020
  • Median Salary 2009: 69850
  • Median Salary 2010: 71110
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50470
  • Median Salary 2007: 58470
  • Median Salary 2008: 52840
  • Median Salary 2009: 62370
  • Median Salary 2010: 51860
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28160
  • Median Salary 2007: 27610
  • Median Salary 2008: 28630
  • Median Salary 2009: 29000
  • Median Salary 2010: 34040
  • Total Employed 2006: 430
  • Total Employed 2007: 440
  • Total Employed 2008: 530
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61020
  • Median Salary 2007: 64315
  • Median Salary 2008: 67610
  • Median Salary 2009: 69110
  • Median Salary 2010: 65060
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 255
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53690
  • Median Salary 2007: 58720
  • Median Salary 2008: 63730
  • Median Salary 2009: 67690
  • Median Salary 2010: 63150
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Louisiana vs National Biology Employment

Louisiana vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.733% (1750)

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1. Southern University at New Orleans

6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 286-5000

Southern University at New Orleans is 5.2 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one biology program. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

2. The University of Louisiana - Monroe

700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0000
(318) 342-1000

The University of Louisiana-Monroe is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown. This school offers two biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by this mid-sized school and one master's level degree in biology. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering biology in terms of programs.

3. Louisiana State University - Alexandria

8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302-9121
(318) 445-3672

Louisiana State University-Alexandria, which is several miles from Alexandria, is located in a rural setting and it offers one biology program. This liberal arts college is a public 4-year institution.

4. The University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148
(504) 280-6000

The University of New Orleans offers three programs in biology. Out of those, students are offered one biology degree at the bachelor's level by UNO, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. UNO is 5.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering biology.

5. Grambling State University

403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 247-3811

Grambling State University offers one biology program. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering biology programs.

6. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport offers one biology program and this school, which is only a few miles from Shreveport, is in a rural setting. This public school is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

7. Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 816-4640

Dillard University, which is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA and it offers one program in biology. It is a historically black 4-year institution.

8. The Xavier University of Louisiana

One Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125-1098
(504) 486-7411

The Xavier University of Louisiana, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA and XULA offers one program in biology. Overall, 3,391 students pursue degrees in 54 Xavier programs.

9. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural &
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Offers four programs in biology. More specifically, it offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level biology degree, and two doctorate level degrees in biology. This university, which is 3.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. Louisiana State University is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana. In terms of enrollment, Louisiana State University ranks first in the state of Louisiana.

10. Louisiana Tech University

305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2000

Louisiana Tech University is in town of Ruston, Louisiana. It offers two biology programs. Specifically, it offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in biology. It is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana. In terms of programs, LA Tech is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering biology.

11. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

College Ave
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002
(318) 357-6011

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is in Natchitoches, LA and it offers one biology program. 9,244 students seek degrees in 74 NSU programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Louisiana.

12. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette

104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
(377) 482-1000

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three biology programs. Specifically, this university offers students two bachelor's level biology degrees and one master's level biology degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering biology.

13. Southern University and A & M College

Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-4500

Southern University and A & M College Offers two biology programs. Out of those, this university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biology to students and one master's level degree in biology. This university, which is 5.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. It is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering biology.

14. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131-7399
(504) 394-7744

Our Lady of Holy Cross College, which is near the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA and this school offers one biology program. OLHCC is a 4-year institution.

15. Louisiana College

1140 College Dr
Pineville, LA 71359
(318) 487-7011

Louisiana College offers one program in biology and it is located in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana. This small school is a 4-year institution.

16. The Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71134-1188
(318) 869-5011

The Centenary College of Louisiana offers one biology program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Shreveport, LA. 904 students pursue degrees in 43 Centenary College of Louisiana programs, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering biology programs.

17. Loyola University - New Orleans

6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-6143
(504) 865-2011

Loyola University-New Orleans is 3.2 miles from the center of the city and Loyola offers one biology program. Overall, 4,772 students pursue degrees in 78 programs at this school.

18. McNeese State University

4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 475-5000

McNeese State University, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lake Charles, LA and McNeese offers one biology program. It is a public 4-year institution.

19. Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310
(877) 642-4655

Nicholls State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Thibodaux, LA and it offers one biology program. This school is a public 4-year institution.

20. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Baton Rouge, LA and it offers one program in biology.

21. Louisiana State University - Shreveport

One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115-2399
(318) 797-5000

Louisiana State University-Shreveport, which is near Shreveport, is in a rural area and it offers one program in biology. It is a public 4-year institution.

22. Southeastern Louisiana University

548 Western Ave.
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2000

Southeastern Louisiana University is in town of Hammond, Louisiana. It offers two programs in biology. More specifically, it offers one bachelor's level biology degree to students and one master's level biology degree. It is a public 4-year institution.

23. The Tulane University of Louisiana

6823 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
(504) 865-5000

The Tulane University of Louisiana, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA. TU offers three biology programs. Of those, TU offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology, one biology degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level biology degree. TU is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana. It is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering biology in terms of programs.

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