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Schools Offering Biology Programs in Alabama

Approximately 1.0% of graduates in of Alabama receive biology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,391 biologists graduate from Alabama's 26 biology schools.

Top Schools

Auburn University, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a biology program. It is located in Auburn University. In 2010, Auburn University graduated 262 students from its biology program. Tuition at Auburn University was $7,900 per year.

Birmingham Southern College, which is located in Birmingham, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a biology program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Birmingham Southern College biology program. Students at Birmingham Southern College paid $27,890 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Alabama that has a biology program is Spring Hill College. Spring Hill College, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Mobile. In 2010, Spring Hill College graduated 21 students from its biology programs. Spring Hill College charged in-state students $26,730 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Alabama's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,318 per year, though tuition can range from $27,890 per year to $5,424 per year. In 2010, the biology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year
  2. Spring Hill College - located in Mobile, students are charged $26,730 per year
  3. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alabama biology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Jacksonville State University - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $5,424 per year
  2. University of North Alabama - located in Florence, students are charged $5,426 per year
  3. University of South Alabama - located in Mobile, students are charged $5,748 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in biology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as biomedical engineering or biology.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology in Alabama
  • Master's Degree in Biology in Alabama
  • Doctoral Degree in Biology in Alabama

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Biological Technicians 1,360 $40,610 209.1%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,010 $58,020 -32.7%
Biological Scientists, All Other 200 $63,660 11.1%
Microbiologists 180 $63,420 38.5%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 140 $57,680 55.6%
Soil and Plant Scientists 100 $71,610 42.9%

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