Biology Schools In Louisiana

There are 25 accredited biology schools in Louisiana for faculty who teach biology classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in Louisiana, which 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. Centenary College of Louisiana

    2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, Louisiana 71134-1188

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  2. Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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  3. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  4. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

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  5. Louisiana State University at Alexandria

    8100 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-9121

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  6. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  8. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  9. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  11. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  12. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

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  13. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  14. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  15. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  16. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

    4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399

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  17. Our Lady of the Lake College

    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

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  18. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  19. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  20. Southern University at New Orleans

    6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

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  21. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  22. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  23. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

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  24. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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  25. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

    1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Biology Employment

Louisiana 2,670
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Louisiana

2,190 1,860 2,190 2,400 2,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of biology professionals is growing in Louisiana. In Louisiana, 480 more biology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 22% growth in the field. 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 Louisiana

$55,718 $56,064 $60,353 $59,612 $60,590
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by biology professionals is increasing in Louisiana. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $55,718 per year, and in 2010 they made $60,590 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$37,372
25th percentile
$45,710
50th percentile
$56,928
75th percentile
$71,256
90th percentile
$89,378

Thus, there was a 8% 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 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Biochemistry
$56,820
Biology
$60,590
Biomedical Engineering
$52,740
Chemistry
$56,515
Physics
$96,020

In Louisiana, biology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
28
master
15
doctor
11
Certificate
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As the number of biology professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited biology schools in Louisiana state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 1,261 biology graduates from biology courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 1,423 graduates.

This represents a 13% increase in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. A majority of these graduates, or 51%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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