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Biology Schools in New Jersey

There are 33 schools in the state of New Jersey offering biology programs. In 2010, 1,892 students graduated from programs at New Jersey biology schools. 1,670 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 107 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,823 students graduate from programs in New Jersey in biology, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from biology programs. Out of those, one student graduated with biology certificates, 68 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,670 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 107 with a degree at the master's level, and 46 with a doctorate level degree.

33 biology schools are in New Jersey. And out of these, 15 schools are private, while 18 schools are public. While private biology school tuition varies from $22,400 to $39,873, tuition at a public biology school varies from $9,250 to $13,370.

Average tuition for biology programs is $20,018. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $9,250 each year, is at New Jersey City University, the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $39,873 every year, is at Drew University.

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

Biology Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

1,823 students graduate from programs in New Jersey in biology, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from biology programs. Out of those, one student graduated with biology certificates, 68 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,670 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 107 with a degree at the master's level, and 46 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 41
  • Associate 2007: 56
  • Associate 2008: 53
  • Associate 2009: 68
  • Associate 2010: 68
  • Bachelor 2006: 1317
  • Bachelor 2007: 1425
  • Bachelor 2008: 1559
  • Bachelor 2009: 1609
  • Bachelor 2010: 1670
  • Master 2006: 87
  • Master 2007: 83
  • Master 2008: 101
  • Master 2009: 109
  • Master 2010: 107
  • Doctorate 2006: 30
  • Doctorate 2007: 30
  • Doctorate 2008: 41
  • Doctorate 2009: 30
  • Doctorate 2010: 46

Biology Program Availability in New Jersey

New Jersey schools offer a total of 55 biology programs. Of these programs, approximately 52.7% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in New Jersey

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 29
  • Master: 13
  • Doctorate: 6

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43540
  • 25th Percentile: 50400
  • Median: 67260
  • 75th Percentile: 86520
  • 90th Percentile: 103000

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55190
  • 25th Percentile: 64030
  • Median: 82930
  • 75th Percentile: 108790
  • 90th Percentile: 129790

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 99320
  • 25th Percentile: 122270
  • Median: 158760
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46370
  • 25th Percentile: 53090
  • Median: 62560
  • 75th Percentile: 76800
  • 90th Percentile: 84710

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45910
  • 25th Percentile: 55770
  • Median: 66910
  • 75th Percentile: 86460
  • 90th Percentile: 105170

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29330
  • 25th Percentile: 35510
  • Median: 43170
  • 75th Percentile: 51860
  • 90th Percentile: 62550

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52810
  • 25th Percentile: 66580
  • Median: 78090
  • 75th Percentile: 95330
  • 90th Percentile: 101790

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36520
  • 25th Percentile: 51120
  • Median: 67710
  • 75th Percentile: 80570
  • 90th Percentile: 91240

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55890
  • Median Salary 2007: 74360
  • Median Salary 2008: 71820
  • Median Salary 2009: 75520
  • Median Salary 2010: 67260
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 890
  • Total Employed 2008: 1150
  • Total Employed 2009: 900
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52300
  • Median Salary 2007: 63300
  • Median Salary 2008: 67030
  • Median Salary 2009: 68010
  • Median Salary 2010: 66910
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 127310
  • Median Salary 2007: 133270
  • Median Salary 2008: 154290
  • Median Salary 2009: 156520
  • Median Salary 2010: 158760
  • Total Employed 2006: 2450
  • Total Employed 2007: 2440
  • Total Employed 2008: 3060
  • Total Employed 2009: 3450
  • Total Employed 2010: 3440

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65290
  • Median Salary 2007: 69010
  • Median Salary 2008: 71930
  • Median Salary 2009: 60860
  • Median Salary 2010: 62560
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68550
  • Median Salary 2007: 80040
  • Median Salary 2008: 82000
  • Median Salary 2009: 90370
  • Median Salary 2010: 82930
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 620
  • Total Employed 2008: 710
  • Total Employed 2009: 700
  • Total Employed 2010: 640

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42370
  • Median Salary 2007: 45550
  • Median Salary 2008: 43860
  • Median Salary 2009: 44690
  • Median Salary 2010: 43170
  • Total Employed 2006: 3160
  • Total Employed 2007: 2600
  • Total Employed 2008: 1550
  • Total Employed 2009: 1130
  • Total Employed 2010: 1370

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74140
  • Median Salary 2007: 74380
  • Median Salary 2008: 75400
  • Median Salary 2009: 78810
  • Median Salary 2010: 78090
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 710
  • Total Employed 2010: 790

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48650
  • Median Salary 2007: 69050
  • Median Salary 2008: 68670
  • Median Salary 2009: 60930
  • Median Salary 2010: 67710
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

New Jersey vs National Biology Employment

New Jersey vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in New Jersey: 3.198% (7640)

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1. The American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education

3000 Hadley Rd 2nd Fl
South Plainfield, NJ 7080
(908) 222-0002

The American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education offers one biology program and it is located in the suburbs of South Plainfield, New Jersey. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology.

2. Drew University

36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 7940
(973) 408-3000

Drew University offers one biology program and it is located in the suburbs of Madison, New Jersey. This school is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in New Jersey.

3. Bloomfield College

467 Franklin St
Bloomfield, NJ 7003
(973) 748-9000

Bloomfield College is in the suburbs of Bloomfield, New Jersey and it offers one biology program. It is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in New Jersey.

4. Centenary College

400 Jefferson St
Hackettstown, NJ 7840
(908) 852-1400

Centenary College is located in the suburbs of Hackettstown, New Jersey and this school offers one biology program. Overall, 2,694 students seek degrees in 33 programs at Centenary. This school is the sixth largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology in terms of programs.

5. Warren County Community College

475 Rte 57 W
Washington, NJ 07882-4343
(908) 835-9222

Warren County Community College offers one program in biology and this college is in town of Washington, New Jersey. It is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of New Jersey.

6. The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

65 Bergen Street- Room 1441
Newark, NJ 07101-1709
(973) 972-4300

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey offers two biology programs. Of those, it offers one master's level degree in biology to students and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. This specialized school, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Newark, NJ. This school is the only institutions with a medical school in New Jersey.

7. Caldwell College

120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006-6195
(973) 618-3000

Caldwell College offers one program in biology and it is located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. It is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in New Jersey.

8. Felician College

262 S Main St
Lodi, NJ 7644
(201) 559-6000

Felician College offers one biology program and this school is located in the suburbs of Lodi, New Jersey. 2,195 students pursue degrees in 44 Felician College programs, overall.

9. Princeton University

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-0070
(609) 258-3000

Princeton University is located in the suburbs of Princeton, New Jersey. Princeton offers three biology programs. Of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology, one biology degree at the master's level, and one biology degree at the doctorate level. This university is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution.

10. Salem Community College

460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069-2799
(856) 299-2100

Salem Community College, which is very close to Carneys Point, New Jersey, is in a rural area and it offers one program in biology. This college is a public 2-year institution. This community college ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of New Jersey.

11. The William Paterson University of New Jersey

300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, NJ 7470
(973) 720-2000

The William Paterson University of New Jersey is located in the suburbs of Wayne, New Jersey. It offers two biology programs. Out of those, William Paterson offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level biology degree. Overall, 11,339 students pursue degrees in 57 William Paterson programs.

12. Essex County College

303 University Ave
Newark, NJ 7102
(973) 877-3000

Essex County College is located in the center of Newark and it offers one program in biology. This public college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology.

13. Seton Hall University

400 S Orange Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079-2697
(973) 761-9000

Seton Hall University is in the suburbs of South Orange, New Jersey. This university offers three biology programs. Of those, this university 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. 9,836 students pursue degrees in 108 programs at this research university, overall. This university is the ninth oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in biology.

14. Ramapo College of New Jersey

505 Ramapo Valley Rd
Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680
(201) 684-7500x7500

Ramapo College of New Jersey is located in the suburbs of Mahwah, New Jersey and it offers one program in biology. This school is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in New Jersey.

15. Gloucester County College

1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 8080
(856) 468-5000

Gloucester County College is located in the suburbs of Sewell, New Jersey and this college offers one biology program. This college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks third in the state of New Jersey.

16. The New Jersey Institute of Technology

University Heights
Newark, NJ 7102
(973) 596-3000

The New Jersey Institute of Technology, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Newark, NJ. It offers three biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by it, one biology degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. It is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey. It is the third biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology in terms of programs.

17. Rutgers University - Camden

406 Penn
Camden, NJ 8102
(856) 225-6095

Rutgers University-Camden offers two programs in biology. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level biology degree to students and one master's level biology degree. This school is 1.5 miles from the center of the city. 6,158 students pursue degrees in 48 Rutgers programs, overall. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the tenth largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology.

18. New Jersey City University

2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 7305
(201) 200-2000

New Jersey City University offers one program in biology and it is located in the suburbs of Jersey City, New Jersey. This public university is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

19. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

83 Somerset St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1281
(732) 932-1766

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. It offers four programs in biology. Specifically, it offers students two biology degrees at the bachelor's level, one master's level biology degree, and one doctorate level degree in biology. Rutgers is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology.

20. Rider University

2083 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
(609) 896-5000

Rider University is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, New Jersey and Rider offers one program in biology. Overall, 5,776 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at Rider.

21. Rowan University

201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 8028
(856) 256-4000

Rowan University offers one program in biology and this university is in the suburbs of Glassboro, New Jersey. It is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

22. Monmouth University

400 Cedar Ave
West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898
(732) 571-3400

Monmouth University is in the suburbs of West Long Branch, New Jersey. This university offers two programs in biology. MU offers two bachelor's level degrees in biology to students. It is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

23. Kean University

1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083-0411
(908) 737-5326

Kean University is in the suburbs of Union, New Jersey and it offers one biology program. Overall, 15,939 students seek degrees in 80 programs at this research university. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in biology.

24. Saint Peter's College

2641 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07306-5997
(201) 761-6000

Saint Peter's College is in the suburbs of Jersey City, New Jersey and it offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution.

25. Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan

1000 River Rd
Teaneck, NJ 7666
(201) 692-2000

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan offers two programs in biology. More specifically, students are offered one biology degree at the bachelor's level by it and one biology degree at the master's level. This university is in the suburbs of Teaneck, New Jersey. This university is a 4-year research institution.

26. Georgian Court University

900 Lakewood Ave
Lakewood, NJ 08701-2697
(732) 987-2200

Georgian Court University is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, New Jersey. This university offers two biology programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level biology degree and one degree at the master's level in biology. 2,885 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this university, overall.

27. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Jim Leeds Rd
Pomona, NJ 08240-0195
(609) 652-1776

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey offers one biology program and it is in Pomona, New Jersey, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 7,879 students pursue degrees in 42 programs at this medium-sized school.

28. The College of Saint Elizabeth

2 Convent Rd
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989
(973) 290-4000

The College of Saint Elizabeth offers one program in biology and it is in the suburbs of Morristown, New Jersey. 2,112 students pursue degrees in 39 CSE programs, overall.

29. Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham

285 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 7940
(973) 443-8500

Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham is located in the suburbs of Madison, New Jersey. It offers two programs in biology. Out of those, FDU offers students one bachelor's level biology degree and one master's level degree in biology. This university is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

30. Rutgers University - Newark

249 University Avenue- Blumenthal Hall
Newark, NJ 7102
(973) 353-1766

Rutgers University-Newark offers three programs in biology. Specifically, it offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in biology, and one doctorate level biology degree. It is located in the center of Newark. 11,798 students seek degrees in 77 programs at Rutgers, overall. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology in terms of programs.

31. The College of New Jersey

2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
(609) 771-1855

The College of New Jersey offers one biology program and this school is located in the suburbs of Ewing, New Jersey. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology.

32. Montclair State University

1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07043-1624
(973) 655-4000

Montclair State University is in the suburbs of Montclair, New Jersey. It offers five programs in biology. Out of those, students are offered one biology certificate by it, two degrees at the bachelor's level in biology, and two master's level degrees in biology. MSU is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

33. Union County College

1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016-1599
(908) 709-7000

Union County College is in the suburbs of Cranford, New Jersey and this college offers one program in biology. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering biology in terms of programs.

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