Biology Schools In Arizona

Biology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 16 accredited biology schools in Arizona. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in Arizona, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Dine College

    Tsaile, Arizona 86556

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Ottawa University-Phoenix

    10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Biology Employment

Arizona 3,300
National 232,950

Approximately 1% of the country's biology professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Arizona

1,800 2,360 2,670 3,320 3,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biology professionals is growing in Arizona. 1,500 more biology professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 83% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for biology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of biology professionals working around the nation.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$54,975 $55,110 $54,600 $52,483 $55,017
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of biology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biology professionals are increasing. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $54,975 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,017 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$33,812
25th percentile
$40,703
50th percentile
$51,278
75th percentile
$64,665
90th percentile
$84,228

This represents a growth in salaries of 0%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arizona state, within the field of biology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biology professionals earn 149% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Arizona

Biochemistry
$61,830
Biology
$55,017
Biomedical Engineering
$92,440
Chemistry
$48,687
Physics
$86,220

Biology professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
14
bachelor
30
master
20
doctor
12
Certificate
3
Total79

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited biology schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006 there were 697 biology graduates from biology courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 1,123 graduates.

This represents a 61% increase in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. 38% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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