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Biology Schools in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

There are 17 schools located near Harrisburg, PA offering biology programs. 564 students graduated from programs at Harrisburg biology schools in 2010. 520 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 23 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

561 students graduate from programs in this city in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for approximately 13% of biology students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. More specifically, 23 students graduated with a biology degree at the associate's level, 520 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 16 with a master's level degree, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 biology schools are in Harrisburg. And out of these, while 12 schools are private, five schools are public. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $15,140 to $42,342, while public biology school tuition varies from $7,700 to $13,250.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $28,819. The lowest tuition in Harrisburg, which is $7,700 every year, is at the Millersville University of Pennsylvania, while the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $42,342 per year, is at Bucknell University.

Schools in Harrisburg offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for biology students.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

561 students graduate from programs in this city in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for approximately 13% of biology students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. More specifically, 23 students graduated with a biology degree at the associate's level, 520 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 16 with a master's level degree, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 24
  • Associate 2008: 18
  • Associate 2009: 18
  • Associate 2010: 23
  • Bachelor 2006: 475
  • Bachelor 2007: 479
  • Bachelor 2008: 519
  • Bachelor 2009: 507
  • Bachelor 2010: 520
  • Master 2006: 19
  • Master 2007: 9
  • Master 2008: 18
  • Master 2009: 23
  • Master 2010: 16
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Biology Program Availability in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Schools in Harrisburg offer a total of 22 programs in biology. Of these programs, around 72.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 52665
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60360
  • 25th Percentile: 67380
  • Median: 87740
  • 75th Percentile: 100920
  • 90th Percentile: 116010

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29060
  • 25th Percentile: 34480
  • Median: 41610
  • 75th Percentile: 50270
  • 90th Percentile: 75410

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37860
  • 25th Percentile: 47840
  • Median: 53770
  • 75th Percentile: 63460
  • 90th Percentile: 74770

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40600
  • 25th Percentile: 45380
  • Median: 52590
  • 75th Percentile: 64020
  • 90th Percentile: 77240

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 34835
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Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46215
  • Median Salary 2007: 48365
  • Median Salary 2008: 51290
  • Median Salary 2009: 53190
  • Median Salary 2010: 52665
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 45
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 55

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74510
  • Median Salary 2007: 77820
  • Median Salary 2008: 80450
  • Median Salary 2009: 88220
  • Median Salary 2010: 87740
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38615
  • Median Salary 2007: 39920
  • Median Salary 2008: 40060
  • Median Salary 2009: 40935
  • Median Salary 2010: 41610
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24330
  • Median Salary 2007: 24850
  • Median Salary 2008: 36440
  • Median Salary 2009: 54250
  • Median Salary 2010: 53770
  • Total Employed 2006: 185
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52330
  • Median Salary 2007: 55660
  • Median Salary 2008: 53190
  • Median Salary 2009: 51050
  • Median Salary 2010: 52590
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 215
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31880
  • Median Salary 2007: 33755
  • Median Salary 2008: 34280
  • Median Salary 2009: 34550
  • Median Salary 2010: 34835
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 85
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 95
  • Total Employed 2010: 95

Harrisburg vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

Harrisburg vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

  • Employed in Harrisburg: 6.905% (560)

Biology Schools in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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1. The Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg

1 HACC Dr.
Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999
(717) 780-2300

The Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg, which is located 24.2 miles from neighboring York, is 1.2 miles from Harrisburg, PA and it offers one program in biology. 23,210 students seek degrees in 151 Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg programs, overall.