Biology Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there are 26 accredited schools where biology classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in Alabama, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

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  7. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

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  8. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

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  10. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

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  11. Huntingdon College

    1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2148

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  12. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

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  13. Judson College

    302 Bibb St, Marion, Alabama 36756

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  14. University of West Alabama

    Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470

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  15. Miles College

    5500 Myron Massey Blvd, Fairfield, Alabama 35064-2621

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  16. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

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  17. University of Montevallo

    Station 6001, Montevallo, Alabama 35115-6000

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  18. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

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  19. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

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  20. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  21. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

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  22. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

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  23. Stillman College

    3601 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403

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  24. Talladega College

    627 W Battle St, Talladega, Alabama 35160

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  25. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

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  26. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Biology Employment

Alabama 2,990
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Alabama

2,000 2,070 2,220 2,460 2,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, the field of biology is growing. There were 990 more biology professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has grown by 50% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of biology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$50,808 $53,898 $55,136 $58,163 $59,167
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biology professionals is increasing in Alabama. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $50,808 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,167 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$34,773
25th percentile
$44,617
50th percentile
$57,267
75th percentile
$71,520
90th percentile
$84,325

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alabama, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of biology. The pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 143%

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Alabama

Biochemistry
$67,853
Biology
$59,167
Biomedical Engineering
$67,830
Chemistry
$49,340
Physics
$101,980

In Alabama, biology professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
41
master
11
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total61

The number of students graduating from the 26 accredited biology schools in Alabama is increasing. In Alabama, there were 1,075 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,391 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 29% percent increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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