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Biology Schools in Chester, Pennsylvania

There are 42 schools conveniently located near Chester, PA offering biology programs. 1,866 students graduated with degrees from Chester biology schools in 2010. 1,671 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 91 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,805 students graduate from biology programs in Chester, on average, per year. This accounts for close to 32% of students who Pennsylvania schools graduate from biology programs. Specifically, 16 students graduated with certificates in biology, 22 with an associate's level degree, 1,671 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 91 with a degree at the master's level, and 66 with a doctorate level degree.

42 biology schools are located in Chester. Out of these, while 15 schools are public, 27 schools are private. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $20,580 to $40,624, while tuition at a public biology school varies from $6,731 to $13,293.

Average tuition for biology programs is $25,146. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,624 every year, is at Haverford College, while the lowest tuition in Chester, which is $6,731 every year, is at Delaware State University.

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania

1,805 students graduate from biology programs in Chester, on average, per year. This accounts for close to 32% of students who Pennsylvania schools graduate from biology programs. Specifically, 16 students graduated with certificates in biology, 22 with an associate's level degree, 1,671 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 91 with a degree at the master's level, and 66 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 18
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 16
  • Associate 2006: 7
  • Associate 2007: 13
  • Associate 2008: 11
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 22
  • Bachelor 2006: 1392
  • Bachelor 2007: 1474
  • Bachelor 2008: 1569
  • Bachelor 2009: 1605
  • Bachelor 2010: 1671
  • Master 2006: 63
  • Master 2007: 73
  • Master 2008: 90
  • Master 2009: 90
  • Master 2010: 91
  • Doctorate 2006: 67
  • Doctorate 2007: 56
  • Doctorate 2008: 57
  • Doctorate 2009: 57
  • Doctorate 2010: 66

Biology Program Availability in Chester, Pennsylvania

Chester schools offer a total of 66 biology programs. Of these programs, 62.1% 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 Chester, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 41
  • Master: 13
  • Doctorate: 6

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44070
  • 25th Percentile: 52310
  • Median: 71740
  • 75th Percentile: 96040
  • 90th Percentile: 130650

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55790
  • 25th Percentile: 67760
  • Median: 86310
  • 75th Percentile: 107760
  • 90th Percentile: 127010

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 100560
  • 25th Percentile: 129750
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22130
  • 25th Percentile: 35290
  • Median: 47940
  • 75th Percentile: 58280
  • 90th Percentile: 81830

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48230
  • 25th Percentile: 54080
  • Median: 59140
  • 75th Percentile: 64040
  • 90th Percentile: 67470

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31180
  • 25th Percentile: 36970
  • Median: 46030
  • 75th Percentile: 57610
  • 90th Percentile: 67990

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50630
  • 25th Percentile: 61550
  • Median: 71450
  • 75th Percentile: 88090
  • 90th Percentile: 113270

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 55480
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63560
  • Median Salary 2007: 66520
  • Median Salary 2008: 73250
  • Median Salary 2009: 72120
  • Median Salary 2010: 71740
  • Total Employed 2006: 355
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40820
  • Median Salary 2007: 49400
  • Median Salary 2008: 57980
  • Median Salary 2009: 58320
  • Median Salary 2010: 59140
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 45
  • Total Employed 2010: 45

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 108320
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 830
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1610
  • Total Employed 2010: 1320

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38470
  • Median Salary 2007: 52250
  • Median Salary 2008: 39480
  • Median Salary 2009: 42400
  • Median Salary 2010: 47940
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70520
  • Median Salary 2007: 79500
  • Median Salary 2008: 91490
  • Median Salary 2009: 88010
  • Median Salary 2010: 86310
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 670
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 640
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36140
  • Median Salary 2007: 38460
  • Median Salary 2008: 42250
  • Median Salary 2009: 43940
  • Median Salary 2010: 46030
  • Total Employed 2006: 3090
  • Total Employed 2007: 1890
  • Total Employed 2008: 1890
  • Total Employed 2009: 2070
  • Total Employed 2010: 1900

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67610
  • Median Salary 2007: 68180
  • Median Salary 2008: 62540
  • Median Salary 2009: 65590
  • Median Salary 2010: 71450
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51485
  • Median Salary 2007: 53225
  • Median Salary 2008: 53410
  • Median Salary 2009: 54580
  • Median Salary 2010: 55480
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Chester vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

Chester vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

  • Employed in Chester: 56.658% (4595)

Biology Schools in Chester, Pennsylvania

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1. Widener University - Main

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
(610) 499-4000

Widener University-Main, which is 33.0 miles from Vineland, is located a short commute away from within Chester and it offers one biology program. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution and it is the only institution in Chester, PA offering biology.