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Biology Schools in Michigan

There are 40 Michigan schools offering biology programs. 2,230 students graduated from programs at Michigan biology schools in 2010. 1,850 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 228 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

2,038 students graduate from biology programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from biology programs. More specifically, 228 students graduated with a biology degree at the associate's level, 1,850 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 98 with a degree at the master's level, and 54 with a doctorate level degree.

40 biology schools are located in Michigan. Out of these, while 22 schools are public, 18 schools are private. Public biology school tuition varies from $7,308 to $12,017, while tuition at a private biology school varies from $13,840 to $34,417.

Average tuition for biology programs is $14,519. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,308 every year, is at Saginaw Valley State University, the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $34,417 per year, is at Kalamazoo College.

Biology schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

2,038 students graduate from biology programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from biology programs. More specifically, 228 students graduated with a biology degree at the associate's level, 1,850 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 98 with a degree at the master's level, and 54 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 17
  • Associate 2007: 28
  • Associate 2008: 32
  • Associate 2009: 36
  • Associate 2010: 228
  • Bachelor 2006: 1432
  • Bachelor 2007: 1595
  • Bachelor 2008: 1659
  • Bachelor 2009: 1760
  • Bachelor 2010: 1850
  • Master 2006: 86
  • Master 2007: 96
  • Master 2008: 109
  • Master 2009: 112
  • Master 2010: 98
  • Doctorate 2006: 37
  • Doctorate 2007: 46
  • Doctorate 2008: 46
  • Doctorate 2009: 44
  • Doctorate 2010: 54

Biology Program Availability in Michigan

Michigan schools offer a total of 79 programs in biology. Of these programs, 55.7% 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 Michigan

  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 44
  • Master: 18
  • Doctorate: 10

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41500
  • 25th Percentile: 49010
  • Median: 63520
  • 75th Percentile: 74460
  • 90th Percentile: 100200

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47340
  • 25th Percentile: 59200
  • Median: 71250
  • 75th Percentile: 89970
  • 90th Percentile: 115440

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51120
  • 25th Percentile: 78390
  • Median: 98190
  • 75th Percentile: 129610
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38780
  • 25th Percentile: 49530
  • Median: 64130
  • 75th Percentile: 73390
  • 90th Percentile: 84860

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36570
  • 25th Percentile: 46210
  • Median: 61250
  • 75th Percentile: 69620
  • 90th Percentile: 84710

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 33225
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34520
  • 25th Percentile: 47460
  • Median: 63790
  • 75th Percentile: 74720
  • 90th Percentile: 84860

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53780
  • 25th Percentile: 61530
  • Median: 66890
  • 75th Percentile: 73310
  • 90th Percentile: 84850

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53010
  • Median Salary 2007: 53050
  • Median Salary 2008: 57290
  • Median Salary 2009: 57990
  • Median Salary 2010: 63520
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58830
  • Median Salary 2007: 57260
  • Median Salary 2008: 57210
  • Median Salary 2009: 53060
  • Median Salary 2010: 61250
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 90120
  • Median Salary 2007: 87070
  • Median Salary 2008: 89550
  • Median Salary 2009: 93450
  • Median Salary 2010: 98190
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 440
  • Total Employed 2008: 620
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61880
  • Median Salary 2007: 62340
  • Median Salary 2008: 64530
  • Median Salary 2009: 61800
  • Median Salary 2010: 64130
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63480
  • Median Salary 2007: 63510
  • Median Salary 2008: 67480
  • Median Salary 2009: 67770
  • Median Salary 2010: 71250
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 1030
  • Total Employed 2008: 640
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31630
  • Median Salary 2007: 32940
  • Median Salary 2008: 33125
  • Median Salary 2009: 33135
  • Median Salary 2010: 33225
  • Total Employed 2006: 1400
  • Total Employed 2007: 1080
  • Total Employed 2008: 1065
  • Total Employed 2009: 1000
  • Total Employed 2010: 965

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56840
  • Median Salary 2007: 57380
  • Median Salary 2008: 61020
  • Median Salary 2009: 63930
  • Median Salary 2010: 63790
  • Total Employed 2006: 400
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56090
  • Median Salary 2007: 58900
  • Median Salary 2008: 61520
  • Median Salary 2009: 64120
  • Median Salary 2010: 66890
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Michigan vs National Biology Employment

Michigan vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 1.325% (3165)

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1. Olivet College

320 South Main Street
Olivet, MI 49076
(269) 749-7000

Olivet College, which is very close to Olivet, Michigan, is located in a rural area and this school offers one biology program. This school is one of 12 liberal arts colleges in Michigan.

2. Concordia University - Ann Arbor

4090 Geddes Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
(734) 995-7300

Concordia University-Ann Arbor is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in biology. It is one of 12 liberal arts colleges in Michigan.

3. Alma College

614 W Superior
Alma, MI 48801-1599
(989) 463-7111

Alma College offers one biology program. 1,422 students pursue degrees in 41 ALMA programs, overall.

4. Muskegon Community College

221 S Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442-1432
(231) 773-9131

Founded in 1926, Muskegon Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Muskegon, MI. This college offers subjects such as educational leadership, teaching, and advertising. This community college offers 39 certificates and 55 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 5,311 students pursued degrees from the 80 programs at this college. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

5. Albion College

611 E Porter St
Albion, MI 49224
(517) 629-1000

Albion College offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution.

6. Kalamazoo College

1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295
(269) 337-7000

Kalamazoo College offers one biology program and it is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown. 1,369 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

7. Lawrence Technological University

21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075-1058
(248) 204-4000

Lawrence Technological University, which is near the center of the city, is in Southfield, MI and LTU offers one program in biology. This school is a 4-year institution.

8. Adrian College

110 S Madison St
Adrian, MI 49221-2575
(517) 265-5161

Adrian College offers one program in biology. 1,670 students seek degrees in 53 AC programs, overall. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering biology.

9. Calvin College

3201 Burton SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 526-6000

Calvin College offers one biology program and Calvin, which is 4.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Grand Rapids, MI. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

10. Rochester College

800 West Avon Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
(248) 218-2000

Rochester College offers one biology program and it is in the suburbs of Rochester Hills, Michigan. This school is a 4-year institution.

11. The University of Michigan - Dearborn

4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
(313) 593-5000

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one biology program. UM-Dearborn is a public 4-year institution.

12. Spring Arbor University

106 E. Main St
Spring Arbor, MI 49283-9799
(517) 750-1200

Spring Arbor University is in the suburbs of Spring Arbor, Michigan and SAU offers one program in biology.

13. Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1849

Eastern Michigan University is located in the suburbs of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Eastern Michigan offers three programs in biology. Out of those, Eastern Michigan offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in biology and two master's level biology degrees. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. EMU is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in biology.

14. Saginaw Valley State University

7400 Bay Rd
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4000

Saginaw Valley State University offers one program in biology and SVSU, which is very close to University Center, Michigan, is in a rural setting. Overall, 10,656 students pursue degrees in 91 programs at this school.

15. Kellogg Community College

450 North Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49017-3397
(269) 965-3931

Kellogg Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1956. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Battle Creek, MI. It offers students 43 certificates and 72 associates level degrees. In 2010, 6,251 students sought degrees from the 88 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as automotive technology, advanced nursing, and practical nursing. This community college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

16. The University of Detroit Mercy

4001 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221-3038
(313) 993-1000

The University of Detroit Mercy offers two biology programs. Specifically, this school offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students and one biology degree at the master's level. This school is near the center of the city. Overall, 5,534 students pursue degrees in 122 programs at this school.

17. Madonna University

36600 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-1176
(734) 432-5300

Madonna University offers one biology program and this school, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Livonia, MI. 4,593 students pursue degrees in 199 programs at this school, overall.

18. Aquinas College

1607 Robinson Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1799
(616) 632-8900

Aquinas College, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Grand Rapids, MI and it offers one program in biology. Overall, 2,186 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at this school.

19. Marygrove College

8425 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221-2599
(313) 927-1200

Marygrove College, which is near the center of the city, is in Detroit, MI and Marygrove offers one program in biology. Overall, 2,702 students seek degrees in 50 programs at MG.

20. Alpena Community College

665 Johnson St
Alpena, MI 49707
(989) 356-9021

Alpena Community College offers one program in biology and this college, which is very close to Alpena, Michigan, is in a rural area. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering biology.

21. Hope College

141 E 12th St
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 395-7000

Hope College is in the center of Holland and this school offers one biology program. Hope is a 4-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in biology.

22. Mott Community College

1401 E Court St
Flint, MI 48503
(810) 762-0200

Mott Community College, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Flint, MI and this college offers one biology program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in biology.

23. Macomb Community College

14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48088-3896
(586) 445-7999

Macomb Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Warren, MI and it offers one biology program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering biology.

24. Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931-1295
(906) 487-1885

Michigan Technological University is in Houghton, MI. MTU offers three biology programs. More specifically, MTU offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. It is one of 5 research universities in Michigan.

25. Cornerstone University

1001 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-5897
(616) 949-5300

Cornerstone University, which is 4.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Grand Rapids, MI. It offers two biology programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in biology by it. Overall, 2,852 students pursue degrees in 55 programs at this school.

26. The University of Michigan - Flint

303 E Kearsley
Flint, MI 48502-1950
(810) 762-3000

The University of Michigan-Flint is located in the center of Flint. It offers four biology programs. Of those, this school offers three biology degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in biology. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan.

27. Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167
(269) 387-3530

Western Michigan University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Kalamazoo, MI. It offers three biology programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level biology degree, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one biology degree at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

28. Lake Superior State University

650 W Easterday Ave
Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-6841

Lake Superior State University offers one program in biology and it is in Sault Ste Marie, MI. This school is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan.

29. The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 764-1817

The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers nine biology programs. Out of those, UMich offers students three bachelor's level degrees in biology, two master's level biology degrees, and four doctorate level biology degrees. It is located in the center of Ann Arbor. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering biology.

30. Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-1000

Northern Michigan University is located in Marquette, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three biology programs. Of those, students are offered two bachelor's level biology degrees by NMW and one degree at the master's level in biology. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering biology.

31. Henry Ford Community College

5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1495
(313) 845-9600

Henry Ford Community College offers one program in biology and this college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Dearborn, MI. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in biology.

32. Andrews University

Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104
(800) 253-2874

Andrews University is in town of Berrien Springs, Michigan. This school offers three biology programs. Specifically, Andrews offers two bachelor's level biology degrees to students and one degree at the master's level in biology.

33. Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
(517) 483-1957

Lansing Community College offers one biology program and it is in the center of Lansing. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Michigan.

34. Michigan State University

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1046
(517) 355-1855

Michigan State University is in East Lansing, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. MSU offers seven biology programs. Specifically, students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in biology by this university, two degrees at the master's level in biology, and two doctorate level biology degrees. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Michigan. This university is the largest institution in the state of Michigan offering biology.

35. Central Michigan University

Central Michigan College
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-4000

Central Michigan University is in town of Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It offers three programs in biology. Specifically, it offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students and two master's level degrees in biology. Overall, 28,292 students pursue degrees in 225 programs at this large school.

36. Lake Michigan College

2755 E Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-1899
(269) 927-3571

Lake Michigan College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1946. This college is located in Benton Harbor, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers subjects including science, design, and bookkeeping. It offers students 30 certificates and 61 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 4,739 students sought degrees from the 72 programs at this college. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This community college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

37. Oakland University

Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401
(248) 370-2100

Oakland University offers two biology programs. Out of those, OU offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biology to students and one biology degree at the master's level. Oakland is located in the suburbs of Rochester Hills, Michigan. Oakland is a public 4-year institution.

38. Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2424

Wayne State University, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Detroit, MI. WSU offers five biology programs. Of those, Wayne State offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in biology, two master's level biology degrees, and two doctorate level degrees in biology. Wayne State is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Michigan.

39. Mid Michigan Community College

1375 S Clare Ave
Harrison, MI 48625-9447
(989) 386-6622

Mid Michigan Community College is in Harrison, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one biology program. 5,177 students seek degrees in 63 Mid Michigan Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering biology.

40. Siena Heights University

1247 E. Siena Heights Dr
Adrian, MI 49221
(517) 263-0731

Siena Heights University offers one biology program and it is in Adrian, MI.

41. Ferris State University

1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
(231) 591-2000

Ferris State University is in Big Rapids, MI. Ferris offers two programs in biology. It offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology to students. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan.

42. Grand Rapids Community College

143 Bostwick Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295
(616) 234-4722

Grand Rapids Community College is in the center of Grand Rapids and this college offers one program in biology. This college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fourth in the state of Michigan.

43. Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
(616) 331-2020

Grand Valley State University offers three programs in biology. Out of those, Grand Valley offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology and one biology degree at the master's level. This large school is in the suburbs of Allendale, Michigan. Overall, 24,541 students pursue degrees in 99 programs at this liberal arts college.