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Biology Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

There are 14 schools located around Wilkes-Barre, PA offering biology programs. 383 students graduated with degrees from Wilkes-Barre biology schools in 2010. 345 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 20 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

378 students graduate from biology programs in Wilkes-Barre, on average, per year. This accounts for 10% of biology students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. More specifically, 20 students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 345 with a bachelor's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the master's level.

14 biology schools are located in Wilkes-Barre. Out of these, ten schools are private, while four schools are public. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $19,020 to $38,380, while tuition at a public biology school varies from $7,456 to $7,778.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $25,576. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $38,380 per year, is at Muhlenberg College, the lowest tuition in Wilkes-Barre, which is $7,456 each year, is at the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Wilkes-Barre biology schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

378 students graduate from biology programs in Wilkes-Barre, on average, per year. This accounts for 10% of biology students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. More specifically, 20 students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 345 with a bachelor's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the master's level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

  • Associate 2006: 16
  • Associate 2007: 12
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 20
  • Bachelor 2006: 316
  • Bachelor 2007: 349
  • Bachelor 2008: 339
  • Bachelor 2009: 328
  • Bachelor 2010: 345
  • Master 2006: 19
  • Master 2007: 15
  • Master 2008: 22
  • Master 2009: 27
  • Master 2010: 18

Biology Program Availability in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Schools in Wilkes-Barre offer a total of 19 programs in biology. Of these programs, 68.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Biology Program Availability in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

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

Wilkes-Barre vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

Wilkes-Barre vs Pennsylvania Biology Employment

  • Employed in Wilkes-Barre: 0.863% (70)

Biology Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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1. King's College

133 N River St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711-0801
(570) 208-5900

King's College, which is located just 2.8 miles from Wilkes-Barre, is located just a short commute away from within Wilkes Barre and it offers one biology program. This school is the only liberal arts college in Wilkes Barre.