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Biology Schools in Oregon

There are 17 Oregon schools offering biology programs. 659 students graduated from programs at Oregon biology schools in 2010. 617 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 20 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

656 students graduate from programs in this state in biology, on average, each year. Specifically, one student graduated with biology certificates, six with a degree at the associate's level, 617 with a bachelor's level degree, 20 with a degree at the master's level, and 15 with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 biology schools are in this western state. And out of these, while eight schools are private, nine schools are public. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $17,604 to $41,200, while public biology school tuition varies from $6,639 to $8,190.

Average tuition for biology programs is $17,555. The highest tuition for programs in biology, which is $41,200 every year, is at Reed College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,639 every year, is at Southern Oregon University.

Oregon biology schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in Oregon 2006 - 2010

656 students graduate from programs in this state in biology, on average, each year. Specifically, one student graduated with biology certificates, six with a degree at the associate's level, 617 with a bachelor's level degree, 20 with a degree at the master's level, and 15 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Oregon 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 6
  • Associate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 600
  • Bachelor 2007: 643
  • Bachelor 2008: 614
  • Bachelor 2009: 611
  • Bachelor 2010: 617
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 27
  • Master 2008: 22
  • Master 2009: 17
  • Master 2010: 20
  • Doctorate 2006: 16
  • Doctorate 2007: 15
  • Doctorate 2008: 17
  • Doctorate 2009: 21
  • Doctorate 2010: 15

Biology Program Availability in Oregon

Schools in this state offer a total of 26 programs in biology. Of these programs, close to 61.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in Oregon

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 3

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40980
  • 25th Percentile: 47300
  • Median: 57160
  • 75th Percentile: 106530
  • 90th Percentile: 148280

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41200
  • 25th Percentile: 49550
  • Median: 59990
  • 75th Percentile: 72520
  • 90th Percentile: 90140

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68820
  • 25th Percentile: 82570
  • Median: 94890
  • 75th Percentile: 112150
  • 90th Percentile: 136490

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39850
  • 25th Percentile: 49040
  • Median: 62860
  • 75th Percentile: 77990
  • 90th Percentile: 103630

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34960
  • 25th Percentile: 43750
  • Median: 55610
  • 75th Percentile: 68870
  • 90th Percentile: 84630

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24940
  • 25th Percentile: 29380
  • Median: 35110
  • 75th Percentile: 43190
  • 90th Percentile: 52080

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31310
  • 25th Percentile: 47030
  • Median: 62510
  • 75th Percentile: 75690
  • 90th Percentile: 89450

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40310
  • 25th Percentile: 49560
  • Median: 61690
  • 75th Percentile: 73920
  • 90th Percentile: 97150

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46920
  • Median Salary 2007: 48430
  • Median Salary 2008: 54210
  • Median Salary 2009: 55685
  • Median Salary 2010: 57160
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60890
  • Median Salary 2007: 58110
  • Median Salary 2008: 60600
  • Median Salary 2009: 60170
  • Median Salary 2010: 55610
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 90050
  • Median Salary 2007: 92260
  • Median Salary 2008: 96160
  • Median Salary 2009: 99640
  • Median Salary 2010: 94890
  • Total Employed 2006: 810
  • Total Employed 2007: 900
  • Total Employed 2008: 860
  • Total Employed 2009: 760
  • Total Employed 2010: 910

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55370
  • Median Salary 2007: 56910
  • Median Salary 2008: 58090
  • Median Salary 2009: 60630
  • Median Salary 2010: 62860
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 480
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53530
  • Median Salary 2007: 56220
  • Median Salary 2008: 58280
  • Median Salary 2009: 58110
  • Median Salary 2010: 59990
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31090
  • Median Salary 2007: 32630
  • Median Salary 2008: 33000
  • Median Salary 2009: 34870
  • Median Salary 2010: 35110
  • Total Employed 2006: 1410
  • Total Employed 2007: 1120
  • Total Employed 2008: 2130
  • Total Employed 2009: 2450
  • Total Employed 2010: 2510

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59450
  • Median Salary 2007: 59710
  • Median Salary 2008: 61480
  • Median Salary 2009: 62060
  • Median Salary 2010: 62510
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 710
  • Total Employed 2008: 910
  • Total Employed 2009: 940
  • Total Employed 2010: 950

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53690
  • Median Salary 2007: 55210
  • Median Salary 2008: 58990
  • Median Salary 2009: 60120
  • Median Salary 2010: 61690
  • Total Employed 2006: 1070
  • Total Employed 2007: 1220
  • Total Employed 2008: 1400
  • Total Employed 2009: 1380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1300

Oregon vs National Biology Employment

Oregon vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Oregon: 3.081% (7360)

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1. Western Oregon University

345 North Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361-1394
(503) 838-8000

Western Oregon University offers two programs in biology. More specifically, WOU offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one biology degree at the master's level. WOU is in town of Monmouth, Oregon. WOU is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Oregon. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Oregon.

2. Pacific University

2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116
(877) 722-8648

Pacific University is in the suburbs of Forest Grove, Oregon and Pacific offers one biology program. 3,363 students pursue degrees in 58 Pacific University programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology.

3. Willamette University

900 State St
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 370-6300

Willamette University offers one program in biology and it is in the center of Salem. Overall, 2,851 students pursue degrees in 58 programs at this liberal arts college.

4. Reed College

3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97202-8199
(503) 771-1112

Reed College offers one biology program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Portland, OR. 1,477 students seek degrees in 25 Reed programs, overall.

5. The University of Portland

5000 N Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203-5798
(503) 943-7911

The University of Portland offers one biology program and it is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 3,929 students pursue degrees in 59 programs at UP. UP is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology.

6. Linfield College

900 SE Baker
McMinnville, OR 97128-6894
(503) 883-2200

Linfield College offers one biology program and this school is in town of McMinnville, Oregon. Overall, 1,729 students seek degrees in 39 Linfield College programs. This small school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology programs.

7. Lewis & Clark College

0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd
Portland, OR 97219-7899
(503) 768-7000

Lewis & Clark College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Portland, OR and it offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Oregon.

8. The Oregon Institute of Technology

3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801
(541) 885-1000

The Oregon Institute of Technology offers one program in biology and it is in Klamath Falls, OR. 3,783 students seek degrees in 41 OIT programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this small school ranks eighth in the state of Oregon.

9. Warner Pacific College

2219 SE 68th Ave
Portland, OR 97215-4026
(503) 517-1000

Warner Pacific College, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Portland, OR and this school offers one biology program. Overall, 1,536 students seek degrees in 36 programs at this school.

10. Eastern Oregon University

One University Blvd
La Grande, OR 97850
(541) 962-3672

Eastern Oregon University is in town of La Grande, Oregon and EOU offers one biology program. 4,137 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at this school, overall. This public school is the second biggest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology in terms of programs.

11. The University of Oregon

110 Johnson Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 346-1000

The University of Oregon, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Eugene, OR. This university offers three programs in biology. Out of those, the UO offers students one bachelor's level biology degree, one master's level degree in biology, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. The UO is one of 3 research universities in Oregon. In terms of programs, this university is the third biggest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology.

12. Portland State University

724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 725-3511

Portland State University is near the center of the city. Portland State offers three programs in biology. Out of those, this big university offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students, one master's level degree in biology, and one biology degree at the doctorate level. 28,035 students pursue degrees in 178 programs at this university, overall. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology.

13. Oregon State University

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
(541) 737-0123

Oregon State University, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Corvallis, OR. It offers three programs in biology. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by this university, one master's level degree in biology, and one doctorate level degree in biology. OSU is a public, 4-year, research institution. Oregon State is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Oregon offering programs in biology.

14. Treasure Valley Community College

650 College Blvd
Ontario, OR 97914
(541) 881-8822

Treasure Valley Community College is in town of Ontario, Oregon and it offers one program in biology. It is one of 18 community colleges in Oregon. This college is the second biggest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology.

15. George Fox University

414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132
(503) 538-8383

George Fox University is in town of Newberg, Oregon and it offers one program in biology. This school is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Oregon.

16. Southern Oregon University

1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 552-7672

Southern Oregon University is in the suburbs of Ashland, Oregon. This school offers two biology programs. Of those, students are offered one biology certificate by it and one degree at the bachelor's level in biology. It is a public 4-year institution. SOU is the largest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology in terms of programs.

17. Linn-Benton Community College

6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
(541) 917-4999

Linn-Benton Community College is located in Albany, OR and it offers one program in biology. This college is one of 18 community colleges in Oregon. It is the largest institution in the state of Oregon offering biology.