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Biology Schools in Nevada

There are five Nevada schools offering biology programs. 341 students graduated from programs at Nevada biology schools in 2010. 306 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 18 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

On average, 328 students graduate from programs in this state in biology per year. Out of those, six students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 306 with a bachelor's level degree, 11 with a master's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Five biology schools are in this state. And of these, five schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $2,243 to $5,808.

Average tuition for biology programs is $4,387. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $5,808 each year, is at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Western Nevada College.

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

Biology Program Completions in Nevada 2006 - 2010

On average, 328 students graduate from programs in this state in biology per year. Out of those, six students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 306 with a bachelor's level degree, 11 with a master's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Nevada 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 193
  • Bachelor 2007: 265
  • Bachelor 2008: 280
  • Bachelor 2009: 260
  • Bachelor 2010: 306
  • Master 2006: 7
  • Master 2007: 10
  • Master 2008: 17
  • Master 2009: 15
  • Master 2010: 11
  • Doctorate 2006: 15
  • Doctorate 2007: 6
  • Doctorate 2008: 14
  • Doctorate 2009: 25
  • Doctorate 2010: 18

Biology Program Availability in Nevada

Nevada schools offer a total of 11 biology programs. Of these programs, 27.3% 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 Nevada

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

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 59485
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43900
  • 25th Percentile: 47880
  • Median: 60620
  • 75th Percentile: 81010
  • 90th Percentile: 125700

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68000
  • 25th Percentile: 78880
  • Median: 93760
  • 75th Percentile: 120760
  • 90th Percentile: 153980

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38770
  • 25th Percentile: 43130
  • Median: 54890
  • 75th Percentile: 66970
  • 90th Percentile: 80270

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 161040
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22390
  • 25th Percentile: 24930
  • Median: 31620
  • 75th Percentile: 37960
  • 90th Percentile: 43650

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32350
  • 25th Percentile: 56550
  • Median: 66970
  • 75th Percentile: 75680
  • 90th Percentile: 82570

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38790
  • 25th Percentile: 47460
  • Median: 61490
  • 75th Percentile: 68110
  • 90th Percentile: 82440

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54860
  • Median Salary 2007: 55140
  • Median Salary 2008: 57340
  • Median Salary 2009: 58670
  • Median Salary 2010: 59485
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 45
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 141500
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 152670
  • Median Salary 2009: 156800
  • Median Salary 2010: 161040
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71790
  • Median Salary 2007: 78270
  • Median Salary 2008: 83720
  • Median Salary 2009: 91110
  • Median Salary 2010: 93760
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58900
  • Median Salary 2007: 57890
  • Median Salary 2008: 56670
  • Median Salary 2009: 56420
  • Median Salary 2010: 54890
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47685
  • Median Salary 2007: 49475
  • Median Salary 2008: 51450
  • Median Salary 2009: 59720
  • Median Salary 2010: 60620
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 35
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30090
  • Median Salary 2007: 31350
  • Median Salary 2008: 27640
  • Median Salary 2009: 30780
  • Median Salary 2010: 31620
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 205
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57680
  • Median Salary 2007: 60030
  • Median Salary 2008: 63815
  • Median Salary 2009: 67600
  • Median Salary 2010: 66970
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55270
  • Median Salary 2007: 55080
  • Median Salary 2008: 58220
  • Median Salary 2009: 61880
  • Median Salary 2010: 61490
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Nevada vs National Biology Employment

Nevada vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Nevada: 0.486% (1160)

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1. Western Nevada College

2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703-7399
(775) 445-3000

Western Nevada College is in Carson City, Nevada, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Western offers one program in biology. Western is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, WNC is the second biggest institution in the state of Nevada offering biology.

2. Nevada State College

1125 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002
(702) 992-2000

Nevada State College is located in Henderson, Nevada, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one biology program. 2,988 students pursue degrees in 24 programs at this small school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Nevada offering biology.

3. The University of Nevada - Reno

University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 784-1110

The University of Nevada-Reno offers five programs in biology. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology, two master's level biology degrees, and two biology degrees at the doctorate level. This research university is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Nevada offering biology.

4. Sierra Nevada College

999 Tahoe Blvd.
Incline Village, NV 89451
(775) 831-1314

Sierra Nevada College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1969. SNC is in town of Incline Village, Nevada. It is the the fifth oldest and the 13th biggest institution in the state of Nevada. It offers subjects including business administration, art, and biology. Students are offered 12 bachelors level degrees and four degrees at the masters level by it. 1,034 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this very small school in 2010. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits it.

5. The University of Nevada - Las Vegas

4505 S Maryland Pky
Las Vegas, NV 89154
(702) 895-3011

The University of Nevada-Las Vegas is near the center of the city. It offers three biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by it, one biology degree at the master's level, and one biology degree at the doctorate level. 28,203 students pursue degrees in 218 programs at UNLV, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Nevada offering biology in terms of programs.

6. The College of Southern Nevada

6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146-1164
(702) 651-5000

The College of Southern Nevada, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Las Vegas, NV and this school offers one biology program. It is one of 7 public post-secondary institutions in Nevada. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Nevada offering biology in terms of programs.