Biology in Georgia

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Schools Offering Biology Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 0.9% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in biology. Thus, Georgia's 51 biology schools put out approximately 2,306 biologists each year.

Top Schools

Emory University, which is located in Atlanta, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a biology program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Emory University graduated 135 students from its biology program. Emory University charged in-state students $39,158 in tuition fees per year.

University of Georgia, which is located in Athens, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a biology program. It received a ranking of 15th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated 533 students from its biology program. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a biology program is Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. 129 students graduated with degree in biology from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus paid $8,716 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Biology schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $11,678 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,158 per year, or as little as $1,863 per year. The Georgia biology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The biology schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  3. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in biology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as biomedical engineering or biology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Biology in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Biology in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Biology in Georgia
  • Certificate in Biology in Georgia

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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
Biological Technicians 2,150 $41,360 207.1%
2
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,590 $55,720 57.4%
3
Biological Scientists, All Other 670 $69,690 1.5%
4
Microbiologists 640 $86,380 14.3%
5
Soil and Plant Scientists 90 $67,180 -67.9%
 

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