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Biology Schools in Virginia

There are 38 Virginia schools offering biology programs. 2,311 students graduated with degrees from Virginia biology schools in 2010. 2,223 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 72 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,189 students graduate from programs in Virginia in biology each year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. More specifically, 2,223 students graduated with a biology degree at the bachelor's level, 72 with a degree at the master's level, and 16 with a doctorate level degree.

38 biology schools are in Virginia. Of these, while 24 schools are private, 14 schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $6,214 to $12,328, while tuition at a private biology school varies from $13,210 to $41,610.

Average tuition for biology programs is $18,448. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $41,610 every year, is at the University of Richmond, while the lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $6,214 each year, is at Old Dominion University.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing biology.

Biology Program Completions in Virginia 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,189 students graduate from programs in Virginia in biology each year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from biology programs. More specifically, 2,223 students graduated with a biology degree at the bachelor's level, 72 with a degree at the master's level, and 16 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in Virginia 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 1777
  • Bachelor 2007: 1897
  • Bachelor 2008: 1960
  • Bachelor 2009: 2055
  • Bachelor 2010: 2223
  • Master 2006: 88
  • Master 2007: 77
  • Master 2008: 98
  • Master 2009: 92
  • Master 2010: 72
  • Doctorate 2006: 15
  • Doctorate 2007: 10
  • Doctorate 2008: 10
  • Doctorate 2009: 14
  • Doctorate 2010: 16

Biology Program Availability in Virginia

Schools in this state offer a total of 51 biology programs. Of these programs, around 74.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Virginia

  • Bachelor: 38
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 2

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41590
  • 25th Percentile: 61500
  • Median: 81300
  • 75th Percentile: 106350
  • 90th Percentile: 126550

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43270
  • 25th Percentile: 55950
  • Median: 77350
  • 75th Percentile: 103870
  • 90th Percentile: 125860

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 91820
  • 25th Percentile: 108710
  • Median: 136770
  • 75th Percentile: 163880
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35510
  • 25th Percentile: 46810
  • Median: 66970
  • 75th Percentile: 85540
  • 90th Percentile: 105220

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34960
  • 25th Percentile: 41370
  • Median: 55670
  • 75th Percentile: 77110
  • 90th Percentile: 113400

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29700
  • 25th Percentile: 35490
  • Median: 44110
  • 75th Percentile: 55350
  • 90th Percentile: 66860

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38780
  • 25th Percentile: 51640
  • Median: 71240
  • 75th Percentile: 92180
  • 90th Percentile: 163950

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38770
  • 25th Percentile: 43100
  • Median: 52020
  • 75th Percentile: 67740
  • 90th Percentile: 94010

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46420
  • Median Salary 2007: 51160
  • Median Salary 2008: 66010
  • Median Salary 2009: 80860
  • Median Salary 2010: 81300
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58030
  • Median Salary 2007: 57840
  • Median Salary 2008: 59050
  • Median Salary 2009: 56050
  • Median Salary 2010: 55670
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 110980
  • Median Salary 2007: 113060
  • Median Salary 2008: 125430
  • Median Salary 2009: 133540
  • Median Salary 2010: 136770
  • Total Employed 2006: 980
  • Total Employed 2007: 930
  • Total Employed 2008: 970
  • Total Employed 2009: 1030
  • Total Employed 2010: 1150

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66890
  • Median Salary 2007: 59870
  • Median Salary 2008: 56730
  • Median Salary 2009: 63980
  • Median Salary 2010: 66970
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72300
  • Median Salary 2007: 83050
  • Median Salary 2008: 79150
  • Median Salary 2009: 77980
  • Median Salary 2010: 77350
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 650
  • Total Employed 2008: 580
  • Total Employed 2009: 510
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33780
  • Median Salary 2007: 36460
  • Median Salary 2008: 39110
  • Median Salary 2009: 41070
  • Median Salary 2010: 44110
  • Total Employed 2006: 810
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 530
  • Total Employed 2009: 660
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61220
  • Median Salary 2007: 64570
  • Median Salary 2008: 71940
  • Median Salary 2009: 72210
  • Median Salary 2010: 71240
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 630
  • Total Employed 2008: 670
  • Total Employed 2009: 730
  • Total Employed 2010: 780

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47940
  • Median Salary 2007: 50070
  • Median Salary 2008: 54330
  • Median Salary 2009: 50100
  • Median Salary 2010: 52020
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Virginia vs National Biology Employment

Virginia vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Virginia: 1.867% (4460)

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1. Randolph-Macon College

204 Henry St
Ashland, VA 23005-5505
(804) 752-7200

Randolph-Macon College is in the suburbs of Ashland, Virginia and it offers one program in biology. Overall, 1,222 students pursue degrees in 31 Randolph-Macon College programs.

2. The Eastern Virginia Medical School

700w. Olney
Norfolk, VA 23507
(757) 446-8422

The Eastern Virginia Medical School offers one program in biology and this school, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Norfolk, VA.

3. Roanoke College

221 College Lane
Salem, VA 24153-3794
(540) 375-2500

Roanoke College is located in the suburbs of Salem, Virginia and it offers one biology program. It is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

4. Bluefield College

3000 College Dr
Bluefield, VA 24605
(276) 326-3682

Bluefield College offers one program in biology. Bluefield is a 4-year institution.

5. Virginia Union University

1500 N Lombardy St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 257-5600

Virginia Union University, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Richmond, VA and it offers one program in biology. Virginia Union is a historically black 4-year institution.

6. Mary Baldwin College

New & Frederick St
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 887-7000

Mary Baldwin College is in town of Staunton, Virginia and MBC offers one biology program. This liberal arts college is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

7. Longwood University

201 High St
Farmville, VA 23909
(434) 395-2000

Longwood University offers one biology program and Longwood is in town of Farmville, Virginia. This school is a public 4-year institution.

8. The Virginia Military Institute

Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450-0304
(540) 464-7207

The Virginia Military Institute is located in town of Lexington, Virginia and it offers one biology program. Overall, 1,569 students seek degrees in 14 Virginia Military Institute programs.

9. Eastern Mennonite University

1200 Park Rd
Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462
(540) 432-4000

Eastern Mennonite University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Harrisonburg, VA and Eastern Mennonite offers one program in biology. Overall, 1,537 students seek degrees in 44 EMU programs. Eastern Mennonite is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Virginia offering biology in terms of programs.

10. Virginia Wesleyan College

1584 Wesleyan Dr
Norfolk, VA 23502-5599
(757) 455-3200

Virginia Wesleyan College, which is 5.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Norfolk, VA and Virginia Wesleyan offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution.

11. Virginia Intermont College

1013 Moore Street
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 669-6101

Virginia Intermont College offers one biology program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bristol, VA. This school is a 4-year institution.

12. The University of Richmond

28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
(804) 289-8000

The University of Richmond offers two biology programs. Out of those, UR offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one biology degree at the master's level. UR is 6.1 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 4,405 students pursue degrees in 82 Richmond programs.

13. Hollins University

7916 Williamson Rd NW
Roanoke, VA 24020
(540) 362-6000

Hollins University is in the suburbs of Roanoke, Virginia and Hollins offers one program in biology. Hollins is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

14. Christopher Newport University

1 University Place
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 594-7000

Christopher Newport University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Newport News, VA and it offers one program in biology. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Virginia offering biology in terms of programs.

15. Hampden-Sydney College

College Road
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943-0128
(434) 223-6000

Hampden-Sydney College offers one biology program and it is in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. H-SC is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

16. Emory and Henry College

30461 Garnand Drive
Emory, VA 24327-0947
(276) 944-4121

Emory and Henry College is in Emory, Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in biology. E&H Is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

17. Southern Virginia University

One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
(540) 261-8400

Southern Virginia University is in Buena Vista, VA and it offers one biology program. It is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

18. The University of Mary Washington

1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
(540) 654-1000

The University of Mary Washington offers one program in biology and it is located in the suburbs of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Overall, 5,203 students seek degrees in 41 programs at this school.

19. Ferrum College

215 Ferrum Mountain Road
Ferrum, VA 24088-9000
(540) 365-2121

Ferrum College offers one biology program and this school, which is very close to Ferrum, Virginia, is located in a rural area. Ferrum is a 4-year institution.

20. Sweet Briar College

134 Chapel Drive
Sweet Briar, VA 24595-9998
(434) 381-6100

Sweet Briar College offers one biology program and this school, which is very close to Sweet Briar, Virginia, is in a rural area. SBC is a 4-year institution.

21. Washington and Lee University

204 West Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450-2116
(540) 458-8400

Washington and Lee University is in town of Lexington, Virginia and it offers one biology program. It is a 4-year institution.

22. Saint Pauls College

115 College Drive
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
(434) 848-3111

Saint Pauls College is located in Lawrenceville, VA and this school offers one biology program. Overall, 566 students seek degrees in 19 Saint Pauls College programs.

23. Bridgewater College

402 E College St
Bridgewater, VA 22812-1599
(540) 828-8000

Bridgewater College offers one biology program and Bridgewater is in the suburbs of Bridgewater, Virginia. This school is a 4-year institution.

24. Virginia Commonwealth University

910 W Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23284-2512
(804) 828-0100

Virginia Commonwealth University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Richmond, VA. This university offers two biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by it and one master's level degree in biology. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Virginia. This research university is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Virginia offering programs in biology.

25. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0131
(540) 231-6000

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers three programs in biology. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level biology degree, one biology degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in biology. This public university is in the center of Blacksburg. 31,006 students seek degrees in 190 VT programs, overall.

26. Randolph College

2500 Rivermont Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24503-1555
(434) 947-8000

Randolph College offers one biology program and Randolph, which is near the center of the city, is in Lynchburg, VA. This school is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

27. Virginia State University

One Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
(804) 524-5000

Virginia State University is located in the suburbs of Petersburg, Virginia. This university offers two programs in biology. More specifically, VSU offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one biology degree at the master's level. VSU is one of 8 research universities in Virginia.

28. George Mason University

4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
(703) 993-1000

George Mason University offers two biology programs. Out of those, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in biology to students and one master's level degree in biology. GMU is in the suburbs of Fairfax, Virginia. It is one of 8 research universities in Virginia. It is the second largest institution in the state of Virginia offering biology in terms of programs.

29. James Madison University

800 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
(540) 568-6211

James Madison University offers two programs in biology. Of those, JMU offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biology to students and one master's level biology degree. This large school, which is near the center of the city, is in Harrisonburg, VA. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, JMU ranks seventh in the state of Virginia.

30. Lynchburg College

1501 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501-3113
(434) 544-8100

Lynchburg College offers one program in biology and this school is near the center of the city. Overall, 2,643 students pursue degrees in 48 Lynchburg College programs.

31. Norfolk State University

700 Park Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504-8000
(757) 823-8600

Norfolk State University is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown and NSU offers one program in biology. This school is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Virginia.

32. Radford University

801 East Main Street
Radford, VA 24141-0672
(540) 831-5000

Radford University offers one program in biology. This school is a public 4-year institution. Radford is the eighth largest institution in the state of Virginia offering biology.

33. The University of Virginia

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 924-0311

The University of Virginia is in the suburbs of Charlottesville, Virginia. It offers three biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one biology degree at the bachelor's level by Virginia, one master's level biology degree, and one doctorate level degree in biology. 24,391 students seek degrees in 166 programs at this university, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Virginia offering biology programs.

34. The College of William and Mary

College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
(757) 221-4000

The College of William and Mary is located in the suburbs of Williamsburg, Virginia. It offers two biology programs. Specifically, W&M offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in biology. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Virginia offering biology programs.

35. Averett University

420 W Main St
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 791-5600

Averett University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1859. Averett, which is near the center of the city, is located in Danville, VA. It offers subjects such as art and chemistry. It offers one associates level degree, 55 bachelors level degrees, and 13 masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 945 students sought degrees from the 61 programs at this school. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it.

36. Marymount University

2807 N Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22207-4299
(703) 522-5600

Marymount University, which is near the center of the city, is in Arlington, VA and Marymount offers one biology program.

37. Shenandoah University

1460 University Dr
Winchester, VA 22601-5195
(540) 665-4500

Shenandoah University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Winchester, VA and this school offers one biology program. This school is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

38. Old Dominion University

5115 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23529
(757) 683-3000

Old Dominion University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Norfolk, VA. It offers two programs in biology. Specifically, this public university offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology and one master's level biology degree. It is one of 8 research universities in Virginia.

39. Hampton University

Hampton University
Hampton, VA 23668-0099
(757) 727-5000

Hampton University offers two biology programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by it and one master's level degree in biology. It is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. Hampton U is a historically black, 4-year, research institution. Hampton U is the third largest institution in the state of Virginia offering biology in terms of programs.

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