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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.

Cost

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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Curious what studying Biology gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,120 $55,480 33.3%
2
Biological Technicians 770 $36,350 156.7%
3
Biological Scientists, All Other 720 $58,490 140.0%
4
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 380 $53,740 65.2%
5
Soil and Plant Scientists 170 $57,440 183.3%
6
Microbiologists 140 $68,600 100.0%
 

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