Biology Schools In Kentucky

Biology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 29 accredited biology schools in Kentucky. The trends in Kentucky'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:

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


Schools

  1. Alice Lloyd College

    100 Purpose Rd, Pippa Passes, Kentucky 41844

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  2. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  3. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  4. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

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  5. Brescia University

    717 Frederica St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301-3023

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  6. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  7. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

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  8. Centre College

    600 W Walnut St, Danville, Kentucky 40422-1394

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  9. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  10. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  11. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

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  12. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  13. Kentucky State University

    400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355

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  14. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  15. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  16. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  17. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

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  18. Midway College

    512 E. Stephens St, Midway, Kentucky 40347-1120

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  19. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  20. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  21. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  22. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  23. Saint Catharine College

    2735 Bardstown Rd, Saint Catharine, Kentucky 40061

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  24. Spalding University

    845 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188

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  25. Thomas More College

    333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017-3495

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  26. Transylvania University

    300 N Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-1797

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  27. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

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  28. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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  29. Owensboro Community and Technical College

    4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Biology Employment

Kentucky 1,980
National 232,950

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

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Kentucky

1,670 1,540 1,870 2,040 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biology professionals is growing in Kentucky. In 2010 there were 310 more biology professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biology has grown by 19% in Kentucky. 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 Kentucky

$45,698 $41,138 $48,864 $49,256 $48,768
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The salaries paid to biology professionals are growing in Kentucky. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $45,698 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,768 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$31,152
25th percentile
$37,862
50th percentile
$46,100
75th percentile
$57,642
90th percentile
$69,634

This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 124% 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 Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Biochemistry
$52,420
Biology
$48,768
Chemistry
$49,780

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
31
master
8
doctor
4
Certificate
2
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The number of students graduating from the 29 accredited biology schools in Kentucky is increasing. In 2006 there were 835 biology graduates from biology courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 1,002 graduates.

This represents a 20% increase in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. Most of these graduates, or 63%, earned an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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