Biology Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 40 accredited schools where biology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Florida's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  2. Bethune-Cookman University

    640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099

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  3. Lynn University

    3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-5598

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  4. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Clearwater Christian College

    3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, Florida 33759-4595

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  6. Eckerd College

    4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700

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  7. Edward Waters College

    1658 Kings Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32209

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  8. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

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  9. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

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  10. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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  11. Florida Institute of Technology

    150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  13. Florida Memorial University

    15800 NW 42 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6199

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  14. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

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  15. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Jacksonville University

    2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-3394

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  18. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale

    1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  19. Florida Gateway College

    Highway 90 East, Lake City, Florida 32025-2007

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  20. Miami Dade College

    300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297

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  21. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  23. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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  24. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

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  25. Palm Beach State College

    4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, Florida 33461-4796

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  26. Pasco-Hernando Community College

    10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, Florida 34654-5199

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  27. Rollins College

    1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park, Florida 32789-4499

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  28. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

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  29. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  30. Santa Fe College

    3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606

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  31. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  33. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  34. Southeastern University

    1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801-6034

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  35. Tallahassee Community College

    444 Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, Florida 32304-2895

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  36. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  37. Warner University

    13895 Hwy 27, Lake Wales, Florida 33859-8797

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  38. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  39. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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  40. Ave Maria University

    5050 Ave Maria Blvd, Ave Maria, Florida 34142-9505

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Biology Employment

Florida 12,080
National 232,950

Approximately 5% of the country's biology professionals work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Florida

10,690 10,630 10,880 11,990 12,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biology is a growing field in Florida. There were 1,390 more biology professionals working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has grown by 13%. This is faster than the trend for biology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$49,643 $40,560 $54,348 $55,818 $51,467
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biology professionals is increasing in Florida. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $49,643 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,467 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$31,387
25th percentile
$36,795
50th percentile
$47,417
75th percentile
$60,830
90th percentile
$79,643

This represents a 4% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Florida, 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 154%

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Florida

Biochemistry
$65,990
Biology
$51,467
Biomedical Engineering
$77,280
Chemistry
$46,358
Physics
$137,470

In Florida, 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 Florida

associate
9
bachelor
54
master
27
doctor
17
Certificate
0
Total107

As the number of biology professionals is increasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 40 accredited biology schools in Florida state is also increasing. In 2006, 2,152 students graduated from biology courses in Florida. And in 2010, 2,978 students graduated.

Thus there was a 38% percent increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Florida

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