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Biology Schools in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

There are 27 schools around Lancaster, PA offering biology programs. 926 students graduated from programs at Lancaster biology schools in 2010. 838 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 42 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 897 students graduate from biology programs in Lancaster every year. This accounts for about 15% of students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from biology programs. Of those, 30 students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 838 with a bachelor's level degree, 42 with a degree at the master's level, and 16 with a doctorate level degree.

27 biology schools are in Lancaster. Out of these, 16 schools are private, while 11 schools are public. While tuition at a private biology school varies from $15,140 to $41,520, public biology school tuition varies from $7,656 to $13,250.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $21,241. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $41,520 every year, is at Dickinson College, the lowest tuition in Lancaster, which is $7,656 each year, is at the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

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

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

On average, 897 students graduate from biology programs in Lancaster every year. This accounts for about 15% of students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from biology programs. Of those, 30 students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 838 with a bachelor's level degree, 42 with a degree at the master's level, and 16 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 16
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 24
  • Associate 2009: 22
  • Associate 2010: 30
  • Bachelor 2006: 729
  • Bachelor 2007: 772
  • Bachelor 2008: 790
  • Bachelor 2009: 841
  • Bachelor 2010: 838
  • Master 2006: 40
  • Master 2007: 34
  • Master 2008: 43
  • Master 2009: 47
  • Master 2010: 42
  • Doctorate 2006: 11
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 12
  • Doctorate 2009: 9
  • Doctorate 2010: 16

Biology Program Availability in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Schools in Lancaster offer a total of 36 biology programs. Of these programs, around 69.4% 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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 25
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 2

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  • 25th Percentile: 31270
  • Median: 37700
  • 75th Percentile: 44050
  • 90th Percentile: 69930

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Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34940
  • Median Salary 2007: 35690
  • Median Salary 2008: 37325
  • Median Salary 2009: 38240
  • Median Salary 2010: 37700
  • Total Employed 2006: 35
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 35
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51815
  • Median Salary 2007: 53590
  • Median Salary 2008: 53950
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Lancaster vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

Lancaster vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

  • Employed in Lancaster: 0.493% (40)

Biology Schools in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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1. Franklin and Marshall College

College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003
(717) 291-3911

Franklin and Marshall College, which is just 45.9 miles from neighboring Wilmington, is located just a short commute away from within Lancaster and Franklin & Marshall offers one program in biology. It is a 4-year institution and F & M is the only institution in Lancaster, PA offering biology.