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Biology Schools in Maryland

There are 21 schools in the state of Maryland offering biology programs. 1,572 students graduated from programs at Maryland biology schools in 2010. 1,350 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 160 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,520 students graduate from biology programs in Maryland per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. Out of those, 1,350 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 160 with a master's level degree, and 62 with a doctorate level degree.

21 biology schools are located in Maryland. And out of these, ten schools are private, while 11 schools are public. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $20,180 to $40,680, while public biology school tuition varies from $5,547 to $13,630.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $18,853. While the highest tuition for programs in biology, which is $40,680 every year, is at Johns Hopkins University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,547 every year, is at Coppin State University.

Maryland schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for biology students.

Biology Program Completions in Maryland 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,520 students graduate from biology programs in Maryland per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. Out of those, 1,350 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biology, 160 with a master's level degree, and 62 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Maryland 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 1167
  • Bachelor 2007: 1219
  • Bachelor 2008: 1272
  • Bachelor 2009: 1304
  • Bachelor 2010: 1350
  • Master 2006: 111
  • Master 2007: 108
  • Master 2008: 122
  • Master 2009: 135
  • Master 2010: 160
  • Doctorate 2006: 51
  • Doctorate 2007: 60
  • Doctorate 2008: 74
  • Doctorate 2009: 62
  • Doctorate 2010: 62

Biology Program Availability in Maryland

Maryland schools offer a total of 41 programs in biology. Of these programs, 51.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Maryland

  • Bachelor: 21
  • Master: 13
  • Doctorate: 7

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52170
  • 25th Percentile: 72870
  • Median: 97330
  • 75th Percentile: 125910
  • 90th Percentile: 152910

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51650
  • 25th Percentile: 74860
  • Median: 92350
  • 75th Percentile: 112220
  • 90th Percentile: 129510

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 89040
  • 25th Percentile: 103870
  • Median: 122750
  • 75th Percentile: 148860
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42330
  • 25th Percentile: 50470
  • Median: 62860
  • 75th Percentile: 85280
  • 90th Percentile: 115740

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51980
  • 25th Percentile: 62470
  • Median: 80960
  • 75th Percentile: 103870
  • 90th Percentile: 148510

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28360
  • 25th Percentile: 34350
  • Median: 43690
  • 75th Percentile: 58340
  • 90th Percentile: 72950

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54930
  • 25th Percentile: 72860
  • Median: 87350
  • 75th Percentile: 104780
  • 90th Percentile: 142090

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56340
  • 25th Percentile: 72860
  • Median: 97330
  • 75th Percentile: 122900
  • 90th Percentile: 136780

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 90500
  • Median Salary 2007: 92120
  • Median Salary 2008: 91650
  • Median Salary 2009: 92720
  • Median Salary 2010: 97330
  • Total Employed 2006: 1570
  • Total Employed 2007: 1350
  • Total Employed 2008: 1300
  • Total Employed 2009: 1310
  • Total Employed 2010: 1260

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72230
  • Median Salary 2007: 73610
  • Median Salary 2008: 72930
  • Median Salary 2009: 79290
  • Median Salary 2010: 80960
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 104170
  • Median Salary 2007: 105800
  • Median Salary 2008: 115090
  • Median Salary 2009: 118810
  • Median Salary 2010: 122750
  • Total Employed 2006: 2120
  • Total Employed 2007: 2110
  • Total Employed 2008: 2210
  • Total Employed 2009: 2340
  • Total Employed 2010: 2230

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53855
  • Median Salary 2007: 56240
  • Median Salary 2008: 58150
  • Median Salary 2009: 62160
  • Median Salary 2010: 62860
  • Total Employed 2006: 395
  • Total Employed 2007: 400
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84620
  • Median Salary 2007: 86970
  • Median Salary 2008: 89360
  • Median Salary 2009: 93200
  • Median Salary 2010: 92350
  • Total Employed 2006: 2610
  • Total Employed 2007: 2570
  • Total Employed 2008: 2540
  • Total Employed 2009: 2760
  • Total Employed 2010: 2960

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37350
  • Median Salary 2007: 40740
  • Median Salary 2008: 38490
  • Median Salary 2009: 43880
  • Median Salary 2010: 43690
  • Total Employed 2006: 2890
  • Total Employed 2007: 2740
  • Total Employed 2008: 2420
  • Total Employed 2009: 2820
  • Total Employed 2010: 2960

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73840
  • Median Salary 2007: 76770
  • Median Salary 2008: 79650
  • Median Salary 2009: 84730
  • Median Salary 2010: 87350
  • Total Employed 2006: 2630
  • Total Employed 2007: 2760
  • Total Employed 2008: 2940
  • Total Employed 2009: 3140
  • Total Employed 2010: 3280

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80330
  • Median Salary 2007: 85120
  • Median Salary 2008: 89280
  • Median Salary 2009: 92890
  • Median Salary 2010: 97330
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Maryland vs National Biology Employment

Maryland vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Maryland: 5.655% (13510)

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1. Goucher College

1021 Dulaney Valley Rd
Baltimore, MD 21204-2794
(410) 337-6000

Goucher College, which is 8.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Baltimore, MD and it offers one program in biology. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

2. Hood College

401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-3131

Hood College, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Frederick, MD. It offers two biology programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by Hood and one degree at the master's level in biology. 2,447 students pursue degrees in 49 Hood College programs, overall.

3. Washington College

300 Washington Ave
Chestertown, MD 21620-1438
(410) 778-2800

Washington College offers one program in biology and it is located in Chestertown, MD. Overall, 1,473 students seek degrees in 30 programs at this liberal arts college.

4. Frostburg State University

101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-1099
(301) 687-4000

Frostburg State University is located in the suburbs of Frostburg, Maryland. FSU offers four biology programs. Specifically, students are offered two biology degrees at the bachelor's level by it and two master's level degrees in biology. It is a public 4-year institution.

5. The University of Maryland - Baltimore

520 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1627
(410) 706-3100

The University of Maryland-Baltimore offers one biology program and this university is near the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UMB is the oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering biology programs.

6. St Mary's College of Maryland

18952 E. Fisher Rd
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001
(240) 895-2000

St Mary's College of Maryland, which is very close to St. Mary's City, Maryland, is in a rural setting and St. Mary's offers one program in biology. This school is a public 4-year institution.

7. Stevenson University

1525 Greenspring Valley Rd
Stevenson, MD 21153-0641
(410) 486-7000

Stevenson University offers one biology program and this school is in the suburbs of Stevenson, Maryland. 3,941 students seek degrees in 29 Stevenson University programs, overall.

8. Bowie State University

14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie, MD 20715-9465
(301) 860-4000

Bowie State University is in the suburbs of Bowie, Maryland and this school offers one program in biology. This school is one of 30 public post-secondary institutions in Maryland. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Maryland offering biology in terms of programs.

9. Loyola University - Baltimore

4501 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21210-2699
(410) 617-2000

Loyola University-Baltimore is 3.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in biology. 6,061 students seek degrees in 52 programs at this school, overall. Loyola is the seventh largest institution in the state of Maryland offering biology.

10. Mount St Mary's University

16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-7799
(301) 447-6122

Mount St Mary's University offers one biology program and this school is located in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 2,112 students seek degrees in 48 programs at this school, overall. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering biology programs.

11. McDaniel College

2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848-7000

McDaniel College offers one biology program and it is located in the suburbs of Westminster, Maryland. Overall, 3,570 students pursue degrees in 46 McDaniel programs. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering programs in biology.

12. Morgan State University

1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251-0001
(443) 885-3333

Morgan State University offers one biology program and Morgan, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Baltimore, MD. This mid-sized university is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. Morgan is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering programs in biology.

13. Towson University

8000 York Rd
Towson, MD 21252-0001
(410) 704-2000

Towson University is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown. Towson offers two programs in biology. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by Towson and one biology degree at the master's level. 21,840 students pursue degrees in 135 TU programs, overall. In terms of programs, this big university is the seventh largest institution in the state of Maryland offering biology.

14. The College of Notre Dame of Maryland

4701 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21210-2476
(410) 435-0100

The College of Notre Dame of Maryland offers one biology program and NDM, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Baltimore, MD. It is a 4-year institution.

15. Coppin State University

2500 West North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216-3698
(410) 951-3000

Coppin State University offers one program in biology and Coppin, which is 2.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Baltimore, MD. Overall, 3,800 students pursue degrees in 42 CSU programs.

16. Salisbury University

1101 Camden Ave
Salisbury, MD 21801-6862
(410) 543-6000

Salisbury University offers two biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by it and one biology degree at the master's level. This school is located in the suburbs of Salisbury, Maryland. It is a public 4-year institution.

17. The University of Maryland - College Park

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-1000

The University of Maryland-College Park is in the suburbs of College Park, Maryland. The University of Maryland offers seven biology programs. Out of those, this university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biology to students, three master's level biology degrees, and three degrees at the doctorate level in biology. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Maryland. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering programs in biology.

18. Johns Hopkins University

3400 N Charles St- Mason Hall
Baltimore, MD 21218-2688
(410) 516-8000

Johns Hopkins University offers five programs in biology. Out of those, Hopkins offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students, two biology degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level degrees in biology. This university, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Baltimore, MD. JHU is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Maryland. This university is the second biggest institution in the state of Maryland offering biology in terms of programs.

19. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore

J.T. Williams Hall
Princess Anne, MD 21853-1299
(410) 651-2200

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers one program in biology and this university is located in town of Princess Anne, Maryland. It is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution.

20. Washington Adventist University

7600 Flower Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-4000

Washington Adventist University offers one biology program and it is in the suburbs of Takoma Park, Maryland. 1,301 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this very small school, overall.

21. The University of Maryland - Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
(410) 455-1000

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County offers five programs in biology. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by UMUC, three degrees at the master's level in biology, and one doctorate level degree in biology. It is located in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Maryland offering biology in terms of programs.

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