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Biology Schools in Maine

There are 14 schools in the state of Maine offering biology programs. In 2010, 323 students graduated from programs at Maine biology schools. 309 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and ten students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

309 students graduate from programs in Maine in biology, on average, each year. Out of those, 309 students graduated with a biology degree at the bachelor's level, ten with a master's level degree, and four with a doctorate level degree.

14 biology schools are located in this state. And of these, while seven schools are private, seven schools are public. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $7,075 to $10,142, tuition at a private biology school varies from $13,450 to $41,565.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $17,821. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $41,565 per year, is at Bowdoin College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,075 each year, is at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing biology.

Biology Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

309 students graduate from programs in Maine in biology, on average, each year. Out of those, 309 students graduated with a biology degree at the bachelor's level, ten with a master's level degree, and four with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 242
  • Bachelor 2007: 266
  • Bachelor 2008: 279
  • Bachelor 2009: 281
  • Bachelor 2010: 309
  • Master 2006: 10
  • Master 2007: 10
  • Master 2008: 9
  • Master 2009: 7
  • Master 2010: 10
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 9
  • Doctorate 2008: 7
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Biology Program Availability in Maine

Schools in this state offer a total of 22 biology programs. Of these programs, 77.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Maine

  • Bachelor: 17
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 2

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38710
  • 25th Percentile: 41960
  • Median: 49710
  • 75th Percentile: 65430
  • 90th Percentile: 100290

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36000
  • 25th Percentile: 40620
  • Median: 47690
  • 75th Percentile: 74140
  • 90th Percentile: 94830

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62410
  • 25th Percentile: 72620
  • Median: 87290
  • 75th Percentile: 103630
  • 90th Percentile: 120500

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34110
  • 25th Percentile: 41780
  • Median: 49030
  • 75th Percentile: 65230
  • 90th Percentile: 81310

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37110
  • 25th Percentile: 47330
  • Median: 53780
  • 75th Percentile: 64710
  • 90th Percentile: 74610

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27130
  • 25th Percentile: 31470
  • Median: 38130
  • 75th Percentile: 45260
  • 90th Percentile: 54060

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45210
  • 25th Percentile: 53650
  • Median: 66880
  • 75th Percentile: 115970
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33520
  • 25th Percentile: 41530
  • Median: 51690
  • 75th Percentile: 60640
  • 90th Percentile: 67650

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52780
  • Median Salary 2007: 54430
  • Median Salary 2008: 56960
  • Median Salary 2009: 57820
  • Median Salary 2010: 49710
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54360
  • Median Salary 2007: 52050
  • Median Salary 2008: 49740
  • Median Salary 2009: 51200
  • Median Salary 2010: 53780
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74410
  • Median Salary 2007: 79810
  • Median Salary 2008: 93310
  • Median Salary 2009: 86300
  • Median Salary 2010: 87290
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54860
  • Median Salary 2007: 58380
  • Median Salary 2008: 58390
  • Median Salary 2009: 48910
  • Median Salary 2010: 49030
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56680
  • Median Salary 2007: 56620
  • Median Salary 2008: 48540
  • Median Salary 2009: 49370
  • Median Salary 2010: 47690
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34930
  • Median Salary 2007: 36250
  • Median Salary 2008: 37720
  • Median Salary 2009: 37810
  • Median Salary 2010: 38130
  • Total Employed 2006: 575
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 660
  • Total Employed 2009: 600
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60250
  • Median Salary 2007: 62525
  • Median Salary 2008: 64715
  • Median Salary 2009: 65725
  • Median Salary 2010: 66880
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48810
  • Median Salary 2007: 49910
  • Median Salary 2008: 50170
  • Median Salary 2009: 50330
  • Median Salary 2010: 51690
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Maine vs National Biology Employment

Maine vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Maine: 0.645% (1540)

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1. Unity College

90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, ME 4988
(207) 948-3131

Unity College, which is very close to Unity, Maine, is located in a rural area. It offers two biology programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in biology by this liberal arts college. This liberal arts college is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine. Unity is the second largest institution in the state of Maine offering biology in terms of programs.

2. The University of Maine at Augusta

46 University Dr
Augusta, ME 04330-9410
(207) 621-3000

The University of Maine at Augusta offers one program in biology. It is a public 4-year institution. UMA is the eighth largest institution in the state of Maine offering biology in terms of programs.

3. Colby College

4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901-8840
(207) 859-4000

Colby College offers one biology program and this school, which is very close to Waterville, Maine, is in a rural setting. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Maine offering biology in terms of programs.

4. The University of Maine at Fort Kent

23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME 04743-1292
(207) 834-7500

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is located in Fort Kent, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in biology. 1,073 students pursue degrees in 13 programs at this public school, overall.

5. The University of New England

11 Hills Beach Rd
Biddeford, ME 04005-9599
(207) 283-0171

The University of New England, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Biddeford, ME and this university offers one biology program. It is the only institutions with a medical school in Maine. In terms of enrollment, UNE ranks sixth in the state of Maine.

6. Bates College

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 4240
(207) 786-6000

Bates College, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lewiston, ME and Bates offers one program in biology. This liberal arts college is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Maine offering biology.

7. The University of Maine at Machias

116 O'Brien Ave
Machias, ME 04654-1397
(207) 255-1200

The University of Maine at Machias offers one biology program and this school, which is very close to Machias, Maine, is in a rural area. This school is a public 4-year institution.

8. Bowdoin College

5700 College Station - President's Office
Brunswick, ME 04011-8448
(207) 725-3000

Bowdoin College is in town of Brunswick, Maine and it offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Maine offering biology in terms of programs.

9. The University of Maine at Presque Isle

181 Main St
Presque Isle, ME 04769-2888
(207) 768-9400

The University of Maine at Presque Isle, which is very close to Presque Isle, Maine, is in a rural area and it offers one program in biology. 1,434 students seek degrees in 27 programs at UMPI, overall.

10. The University of Maine at Farmington

224 Main St
Farmington, ME 04938-9978
(207) 778-7000

The University of Maine at Farmington, which is very close to Farmington, Maine, is in a rural setting and this school offers one program in biology. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Maine offering biology.

11. The University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 4103
(207) 780-4141

The University of Southern Maine offers two biology programs. Specifically, USM offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in biology and one biology degree at the master's level. USM, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Portland, ME. It is one of 3 research universities in Maine. USM is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in biology.

12. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

278 Whites Bridge Rd
Standish, ME 04084-5236
(207) 892-6766

Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which is near Standish, is located in a rural setting and SJC offers one program in biology. Overall, 2,775 students pursue degrees in 50 SJC programs. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Maine offering biology in terms of programs.

13. The University of Maine

University of Maine
Orono, ME 4469
(207) 581-1110

The University of Maine offers seven biology programs. Out of those, UMaine offers students three degrees at the bachelor's level in biology, two degrees at the master's level in biology, and two biology degrees at the doctorate level. It is in the suburbs of Orono, Maine. It is one of 3 research universities in Maine. In terms of programs, UMaine is the largest institution in the state of Maine offering biology.

14. Husson University

1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401-2999
(207) 941-7000

Husson University offers one program in biology and Husson, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bangor, ME. It is a 4-year institution. Husson ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Maine.