Biology Schools In Kansas

Kansas has 34 accredited biology schools where biology faculty who teach biology classes can find employment. The trends in Kansas' biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in biology 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. Allen County Community College

    1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749

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  2. Baker University

    618 Eighth Street, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006-0065

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  3. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  4. Benedictine College

    1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499

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  5. Bethany College in Lindsborg

    335 E Swensson St, Lindsborg, Kansas 67456-1897

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  6. Bethel College in North Newton

    300 E 27th St, North Newton, Kansas 67117-8061

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  7. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, Kansas 67042-3280

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  8. Cloud County Community College

    2221 Campus Dr, Concordia, Kansas 66901-1002

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  9. Dodge City Community College

    2501 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801-2399

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  10. Emporia State University

    1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087

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  11. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

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  12. Friends University

    2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kansas 67213

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  13. Garden City Community College

    801 Campus Dr, Garden City, Kansas 67846-6333

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  14. Hutchinson Community College

    1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

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  15. Independence Community College

    1057 West College Avenue, Independence, Kansas 67301-0708

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  16. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  17. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

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  18. Newman University

    3100 McCormick Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67213-2097

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  19. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

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  20. Kansas Wesleyan University

    100 E. Claflin Ave., Salina, Kansas 67401-6196

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  21. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th, Parsons, Kansas 67357-4201

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  22. McPherson College

    1600 E Euclid, McPherson, Kansas 67460-1402

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  23. MidAmerica Nazarene University

    2030 E College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062-1899

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  24. Neosho County Community College

    800 W 14th St, Chanute, Kansas 66720

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  25. Ottawa University

    1001 South Cedar, Ottawa, Kansas 66067-3399

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  26. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  27. University of Saint Mary

    4100 S 4th St Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048-5082

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  28. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  29. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  30. Sterling College in Sterling

    125 W. Cooper, Sterling, Kansas 67579

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  31. Tabor College

    400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063-1799

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  32. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  33. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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  34. Cleveland Chiropractic College

    10850 Lowell Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas 66210

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Biology Employment

Kansas 1,920
National 232,950

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

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Kansas

1,570 1,510 1,990 2,000 1,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, biology is a growing field. In 2010 there were 350 more biology professionals working in Kansas than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has grown by 22%. 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 Kansas

$48,824 $47,120 $50,794 $52,564 $53,886
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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As the number of biology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to biology professionals are increasing in Kansas. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $48,824 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,886 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$33,394
25th percentile
$39,732
50th percentile
$51,576
75th percentile
$63,394
90th percentile
$75,692

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 127% pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biology in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Kansas

Biochemistry
$59,960
Biology
$53,886
Chemistry
$46,500
Physics
$141,570

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
15
bachelor
35
master
8
doctor
6
Certificate
2
Total66

The number of students graduating from the 34 accredited biology schools in Kansas is decreasing. In 2006 there were 923 biology graduates from biology courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 782 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 15%. A majority of these graduates, or 53%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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