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Biology Schools in Huntington, West Virginia

There are five schools around Huntington, WV offering biology programs. 179 students graduated from programs at Huntington biology schools in 2010. 160 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 18 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

163 students graduate from programs in this city in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for about 37% of biology students who schools in the state of West Virginia graduate. Of those, one student graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 160 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 18 with a degree at the master's level.

Five biology schools are located in Huntington. And out of these, three schools are public, while two schools are private. While tuition at a private biology school varies from $18,808 to $24,700, tuition at a public biology school varies from $4,544 to $6,546.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $13,054. While the highest tuition for programs in biology, which is $24,700 each year, is at the University of Charleston, the lowest tuition in Huntington, which is $4,544 per year, is at West Virginia State University.

Schools in Huntington offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in biology.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Huntington, West Virginia

163 students graduate from programs in this city in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for about 37% of biology students who schools in the state of West Virginia graduate. Of those, one student graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 160 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 18 with a degree at the master's level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Huntington, West Virginia

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 149
  • Bachelor 2007: 163
  • Bachelor 2008: 132
  • Bachelor 2009: 143
  • Bachelor 2010: 160
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 23
  • Master 2008: 15
  • Master 2009: 17
  • Master 2010: 18

Biology Program Availability in Huntington, West Virginia

Schools in Huntington offer a total of eight programs in biology. Of these programs, around 62.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Biology Program Availability in Huntington, West Virginia

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25080
  • 25th Percentile: 29890
  • Median: 37660
  • 75th Percentile: 50010
  • 90th Percentile: 60180

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43280
  • 25th Percentile: 54680
  • Median: 68870
  • 75th Percentile: 82560
  • 90th Percentile: 89460

Career Trends

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23455
  • Median Salary 2007: 24835
  • Median Salary 2008: 25225
  • Median Salary 2009: 25420
  • Median Salary 2010: 37660
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61520
  • Median Salary 2007: 63945
  • Median Salary 2008: 65700
  • Median Salary 2009: 67145
  • Median Salary 2010: 68870
  • Total Employed 2006: 45
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Huntington vs West Virginia Biology Employment

Huntington vs West Virginia Biology Employment

  • Employed in Huntington: 8.411% (90)

Biology Schools in Huntington, West Virginia

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1. Mountwest Community and Technical College

1 John Marshall Way
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-6282

Founded in 1975, Mountwest Community and Technical College is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Huntington, WV. This public school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia. It offers 13 certificates and 30 associates level degrees to students. 3,126 students sought degrees from the 37 programs at this technical college in 2010. It offers subjects including culinary arts and allied health. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 10 technical colleges in West Virginia.

2. Marshall University

1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, WV 25755
(800) 642-3463

Marshall University offers two programs in biology. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by it and one biology degree at the master's level. This research university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Huntington, WV. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in Huntington.