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Biology Schools in Nebraska

There are 17 schools in the state of Nebraska offering biology programs. 574 students graduated from programs at Nebraska biology schools in 2010. 490 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 67 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 558 students graduate from biology programs in Nebraska per year. More specifically, five students graduated with an associate's level degree in biology, 490 with a bachelor's level degree, 67 with a master's level degree, and 12 with a doctorate level degree.

17 biology schools are in this plains state. And of these, while ten schools are private, seven schools are public. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $5,071 to $7,224, tuition at a private biology school varies from $6,150 to $30,578.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $14,864. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $30,578 every year, is at Creighton University, the lowest tuition in Nebraska, which is $5,071 per year, is at Wayne State College.

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

Biology Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

On average, 558 students graduate from biology programs in Nebraska per year. More specifically, five students graduated with an associate's level degree in biology, 490 with a bachelor's level degree, 67 with a master's level degree, and 12 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 7
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 9
  • Associate 2009: 5
  • Associate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 472
  • Bachelor 2007: 503
  • Bachelor 2008: 474
  • Bachelor 2009: 485
  • Bachelor 2010: 490
  • Master 2006: 49
  • Master 2007: 40
  • Master 2008: 51
  • Master 2009: 63
  • Master 2010: 67
  • Doctorate 2006: 8
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 9
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 12

Biology Program Availability in Nebraska

Nebraska schools offer a total of 22 biology programs. Of these programs, close to 72.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40950
  • 25th Percentile: 49330
  • Median: 62770
  • 75th Percentile: 85030
  • 90th Percentile: 106130

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32090
  • 25th Percentile: 37890
  • Median: 52390
  • 75th Percentile: 67800
  • 90th Percentile: 81430

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55480
  • 25th Percentile: 71110
  • Median: 90020
  • 75th Percentile: 106370
  • 90th Percentile: 124070

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42680
  • 25th Percentile: 53780
  • Median: 63150
  • 75th Percentile: 74620
  • 90th Percentile: 84190

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24870
  • 25th Percentile: 33630
  • Median: 45270
  • 75th Percentile: 60130
  • 90th Percentile: 75950

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22790
  • 25th Percentile: 27030
  • Median: 33210
  • 75th Percentile: 43960
  • 90th Percentile: 51560

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27990
  • 25th Percentile: 47860
  • Median: 70800
  • 75th Percentile: 82570
  • 90th Percentile: 96800

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35490
  • 25th Percentile: 42570
  • Median: 51350
  • 75th Percentile: 59310
  • 90th Percentile: 68880

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55210
  • Median Salary 2007: 56020
  • Median Salary 2008: 50990
  • Median Salary 2009: 62130
  • Median Salary 2010: 62770
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44650
  • Median Salary 2007: 46240
  • Median Salary 2008: 45130
  • Median Salary 2009: 47720
  • Median Salary 2010: 45270
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88780
  • Median Salary 2007: 87840
  • Median Salary 2008: 82780
  • Median Salary 2009: 83390
  • Median Salary 2010: 90020
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52480
  • Median Salary 2007: 54480
  • Median Salary 2008: 57850
  • Median Salary 2009: 63930
  • Median Salary 2010: 63150
  • Total Employed 2006: 400
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52550
  • Median Salary 2007: 49190
  • Median Salary 2008: 44600
  • Median Salary 2009: 51430
  • Median Salary 2010: 52390
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30190
  • Median Salary 2007: 33530
  • Median Salary 2008: 33130
  • Median Salary 2009: 34240
  • Median Salary 2010: 33210
  • Total Employed 2006: 350
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64830
  • Median Salary 2007: 70740
  • Median Salary 2008: 71540
  • Median Salary 2009: 74370
  • Median Salary 2010: 70800
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43540
  • Median Salary 2007: 44710
  • Median Salary 2008: 45880
  • Median Salary 2009: 51270
  • Median Salary 2010: 51350
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Nebraska vs National Biology Employment

Nebraska vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.737% (1760)

Biology Schools in Nebraska

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1. Wayne State College

1111 Main St
Wayne, NE 68787
(402) 375-7000

Wayne State College offers one program in biology. 3,569 students pursue degrees in 68 programs at WSC, overall.

2. Doane College - Crete

1014 Boswell Avenue
Crete, NE 68333
(402) 826-2161

Doane College-Crete offers one program in biology. It is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology in terms of programs.

3. York College

1125 E 8th St
York, NE 68467-2699
(402) 363-5600

York College offers one program in biology. YC is a 4-year research institution.

4. Midland University

900 N. Clarkson
Fremont, NE 68025
(800) 642-8382

Midland University is in town of Fremont, Nebraska and this school offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology.

5. The College of Saint Mary

7000 Mercy Rd.
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 399-2400

The College of Saint Mary, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE and CSM offers one program in biology.

6. Concordia University - Seward

800 N Columbia Ave
Seward, NE 68434-1556
(800) 535-5494

Concordia University-Seward offers one program in biology. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in biology.

7. Hastings College

710 N Turner Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-2402

Hastings College offers two programs in biology. Hastings offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Nebraska.

8. The University of Nebraska at Kearney

905 W 25th St
Kearney, NE 68849-1212
(308) 865-8441

The University of Nebraska at Kearney offers two programs in biology. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by UNK and one master's level degree in biology. This school is a public 4-year institution.

9. Chadron State College

1000 Main St
Chadron, NE 69337-2690
(308) 432-6000

Chadron State College offers one biology program. 2,759 students pursue degrees in 62 CSC programs, overall.

10. Union College

3800 S 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 486-2600

Union College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, NE and it offers one program in biology. Union is a 4-year institution.

11. Bellevue University

1000 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue, NE 68005-3098
(402) 291-8100

Bellevue University offers one biology program and it is located in the suburbs of Bellevue, Nebraska. 10,407 students pursue degrees in 36 BU programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology.

12. Creighton University

2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
(402) 280-2700

Creighton University offers one program in biology and this university, which is near the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE. This medium-sized university is a 4-year research institution. Creighton is the sixth largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology in terms of programs.

13. Nebraska Wesleyan University

5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
(402) 466-2371

Nebraska Wesleyan University, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, NE and this school offers one biology program. Overall, 2,138 students pursue degrees in 62 programs at this school. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology.

14. Western Nebraska Community College

1601 E 27th St
Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1899
(308) 635-3606

Western Nebraska Community College is located in Scottsbluff, NE and it offers one program in biology. Overall, 2,395 students seek degrees in 67 programs at this community college. In terms of programs, this community college is the second largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology.

15. The University of Nebraska at Omaha

6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182-0225
(402) 554-2800

The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers two programs in biology. Of those, UNO offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biology to students and one master's level biology degree. UNO is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology in terms of programs.

16. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln

14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-7211

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers three programs in biology. Out of those, UNL offers one bachelor's level biology degree to students, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one doctorate level biology degree. This university is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Nebraska is the biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology.

17. Northeast Community College

801 E Benjamin
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
(402) 371-2020

Northeast Community College is in town of Norfolk, Nebraska and it offers one program in biology. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering biology in terms of programs.