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Schools Offering Biology Programs in Maine


Around 1.5% of Maine's graduates graduate from biology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 409 biologists graduate from Maine's 17 biology schools.

Top Schools

Bowdoin College, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a biology program. It is located in Brunswick. 35 students graduated with a degree in biology from Bowdoin College in 2010. Bowdoin College charged in-state students $41,565 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine with a biology program is Colby College, which is located in Waterville. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. 58 students graduated with degree in biology from Colby College in 2010.

University of Maine, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a biology program. It is located in Orono. 96 students graduated with degree in biology from University of Maine in 2010. Tuition at University of Maine was $10,142 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Maine biology school, average tuition will be $12,199 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,124 per year to $41,565 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine biology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Bowdoin College - located in Brunswick, students are charged $41,565 per year
  2. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  3. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year

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

  1. Kennebec Valley Community College - located in Fairfield, students are charged $3,124 per year
  2. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year
  3. University of Maine at Machias - located in Machias, students are charged $7,075 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maine 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 Maine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology in Maine
  • Master's Degree in Biology in Maine
  • Doctoral Degree in Biology in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,192 miles from location University of Maine Orono ME 66.3523 36% 11,894
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
5,245 miles from location Southern Maine Community College South Portland ME 18.7675 60% 6,261
5,236 miles from location University of Maine at Augusta Augusta ME 9.60484 n/a 5,054
5,249 miles from location University of New England Biddeford ME 25.4084 23% 4,493
5,197 miles from location Husson University Bangor ME 50.4991 48% 2,881
5,260 miles from location Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish ME 57.7119 26% 2,727
5,258 miles from location University of Maine at Farmington Farmington ME 30.7089 41% 2,361
5,231 miles from location Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield ME 15.6908 n/a 2,298
5,233 miles from location Colby College Waterville ME 79.3644 31% 1,838
5,237 miles from location Bowdoin College Brunswick ME 85.1065 43% 1,777
5,251 miles from location Bates College Lewiston ME 39.979 37% 1,738
5,195 miles from location University of Maine at Presque Isle Presque Isle ME 18.0837 n/a 1,436
5,232 miles from location University of Maine at Fort Kent Fort Kent ME 19.2548 n/a 1,126
5,131 miles from location University of Maine at Machias Machias ME 50.9175 38% 964
5,189 miles from location Maine Maritime Academy Castine ME 63.1678 52% 939
5,217 miles from location Unity College Unity ME 25.181 33% 564
 

Curious what studying Biology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Biological Technicians + 510 $39,240
2
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health + 460 $56,480 -23.3%
3
Biological Scientists, All Other + 290 $86,680
4
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists + 250 $51,220 56.3%
5
Microbiologists + 70 $58,480 -12.5%
6
Soil and Plant Scientists + 40 $55,740 -20.0%
 

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