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Biology Schools in Scranton, Pennsylvania

There are ten schools near Scranton, PA offering biology programs. In 2010, 498 students graduated from programs at Scranton biology schools. 462 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 28 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 481 students graduate from programs in Scranton in biology each year. This accounts for 7% of biology students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. Out of those, three students graduated with a biology degree at the associate's level, 462 with a bachelor's level degree, 28 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

Ten biology schools are located in Scranton. And of these, while three schools are public, seven schools are private. While tuition at a public biology school varies from $6,881 to $7,778, tuition at a private biology school varies from $19,020 to $34,536.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $20,576. While the highest tuition for programs in biology, which is $34,536 per year, is at the University of Scranton, the lowest tuition in Scranton, which is $6,881 per year, is at SUNY at Binghamton.

Schools in Scranton offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in biology.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Scranton, Pennsylvania

On average, 481 students graduate from programs in Scranton in biology each year. This accounts for 7% of biology students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. Out of those, three students graduated with a biology degree at the associate's level, 462 with a bachelor's level degree, 28 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Scranton, Pennsylvania

  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 384
  • Bachelor 2007: 438
  • Bachelor 2008: 424
  • Bachelor 2009: 420
  • Bachelor 2010: 462
  • Master 2006: 26
  • Master 2007: 26
  • Master 2008: 35
  • Master 2009: 39
  • Master 2010: 28
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 2
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Biology Program Availability in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton schools offer a total of 15 biology programs. Of these programs, about 60% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Scranton, Pennsylvania

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

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Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15240
  • 25th Percentile: 16780
  • Median: 43410
  • 75th Percentile: 54110
  • 90th Percentile: 71930

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27100
  • 25th Percentile: 31580
  • Median: 39510
  • 75th Percentile: 46660
  • 90th Percentile: 58720

Career Trends

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42400
  • Median Salary 2007: 43310
  • Median Salary 2008: 45750
  • Median Salary 2009: 48190
  • Median Salary 2010: 43410
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27770
  • Median Salary 2007: 30330
  • Median Salary 2008: 30805
  • Median Salary 2009: 31045
  • Median Salary 2010: 39510
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Scranton vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

Scranton vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

  • Employed in Scranton: 0.863% (70)

Biology Schools in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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1. The University of Scranton

800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-4629
(570) 941-7400

The University of Scranton offers one biology program and this school, which is located just 16.0 miles from neighboring Wilkes-Barre, is located within commuting distance of central Scranton. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in Scranton, PA.

2. Lackawanna College

501 Vine St
Scranton, PA 18509-3206
(570) 961-7810

Lackawanna College, which is located 16.2 miles from Wilkes-Barre, is located within commuting distance of central Scranton and it offers one program in biology. This community college is the only community college in Scranton.

3. Marywood University

2300 Adams Ave
Scranton, PA 18509-1598
(570) 348-6211

Marywood University, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Scranton, PA and Marywood offers one biology program. This school is a 4-year institution and it is one out of two Scranton institutions offering biology.