Biology in Arizona

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Schools Offering Biology Programs in Arizona

Each year, approximately 0.5% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in biology. Thus, Arizona's 16 biology schools put out approximately 1,123 biologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a biology program is Northern Arizona University. Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Flagstaff. 184 students graduated with a degree in biology from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Tuition at Northern Arizona University was $7,672 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a biology program is Prescott College. Prescott College, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Prescott. 11 students graduated with degree in biology from Prescott College in 2010. Tuition at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

Arizona State University, which is located in Tempe, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a biology program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. 567 students graduated with degree in biology from Arizona State University in 2010. Tuition at Arizona State University was $8,132 per year.


Biology schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $5,228 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,235 per year, or as little as $805 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona biology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. University of Arizona - located in Tucson, students are charged $8,237 per year

The following Arizona biology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Dine College - located in Tsaile, students are charged $805 per year
  2. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  3. Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in biology in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as biomedical engineering or biology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Biology in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Biology in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Biology in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,476 miles from location Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler AZ 10.7366 n/a 11,058
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,484 miles from location GateWay Community College Phoenix AZ 13.1689 n/a 7,863
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,488 miles from location South Mountain Community College Phoenix AZ 9.12971 n/a 5,444
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,289 miles from location Dine College Tsaile AZ 4.49402 n/a 1,935
7,489 miles from location Ottawa University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 2.73172 n/a 1,127
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119

Curious what studying Biology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health + 1,120 $55,480 33.3%
Biological Technicians + 770 $36,350 156.7%
Biological Scientists, All Other + 720 $58,490 140.0%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists + 380 $53,740 65.2%
Soil and Plant Scientists + 170 $57,440 183.3%
Microbiologists + 140 $68,600 100.0%

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