Biology Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 21 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 Connecticut, 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. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  3. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  4. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  5. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  6. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  7. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  8. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  9. Middlesex Community College in Middletown

    100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829

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  10. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  11. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  12. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  13. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  14. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  15. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  16. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  17. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  18. Trinity College

    300 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

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  19. Wesleyan University

    237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459

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  20. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  21. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Biology Employment

Connecticut 2,360
National 232,950

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

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Connecticut

1,950 2,100 2,330 2,460 2,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biology professionals is growing in Connecticut. There were 410 more biology professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biology has grown by 21% in Connecticut. 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 Connecticut

$61,436 $65,165 $68,373 $70,465 $70,167
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of biology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $61,436 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $70,167 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$41,735
25th percentile
$53,120
50th percentile
$67,737
75th percentile
$80,270
90th percentile
$102,420

Thus, there was a 12% growth in biology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of biology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid biology professionals earning 145% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Biochemistry
$76,537
Biology
$70,167
Biomedical Engineering
$82,010
Chemistry
$57,160
Physics
$124,340

In Connecticut, biology professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
27
master
19
doctor
10
Certificate
5
Total63

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited biology schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006 there were 727 biology graduates from biology courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 578 graduates.

Thus there was a 20% percent decrease in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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