Biology Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 57 accredited schools where biology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in 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. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Amherst College

    Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000

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  3. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  4. Assumption College

    500 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-1296

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  5. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  6. Bay Path College

    588 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106

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  7. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

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  8. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  12. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  13. Clark University

    950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Curry College

    1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, Massachusetts 02186-2395

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  15. Dean College

    99 Main Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038-1941

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  16. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  17. Emmanuel College in Boston

    400 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  18. Endicott College

    376 Hale Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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  19. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  20. Framingham State University

    100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101

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  21. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  22. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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  23. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. College of the Holy Cross

    One College Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-2395

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  25. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  28. Massachusetts Bay Community College

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

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  29. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  31. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  32. Mount Holyoke College

    50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489

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  33. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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  34. Mount Wachusett Community College

    444 Green St, Gardner, Massachusetts 01440-1000

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  35. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    375 Church St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247-4100

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  36. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  38. Pine Manor College

    400 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

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  39. Regis College

    235 Wellesley St, Weston, Massachusetts 02493-1571

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  40. Roxbury Community College

    1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400

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  41. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  42. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  43. Bard College at Simon's Rock

    84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230-9702

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  44. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  45. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  46. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  47. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

    285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300

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  48. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  49. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  50. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  51. Wellesley College

    106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203

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  52. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  53. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

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  54. Wheaton College in Norton

    26 E Main St, Norton, Massachusetts 02766

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  55. Williams College

    880 Main St, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267

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  56. Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  57. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Biology Employment

Massachusetts 10,460
National 232,950

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

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Massachusetts

9,080 10,680 11,190 10,870 10,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of biology professionals is growing in Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, 1,380 more biology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Massachusetts, this field has grown by 15% in four years. 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 Massachusetts

$66,448 $67,663 $66,447 $67,720 $70,338
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biology professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $66,448 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $70,338 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$37,917
25th percentile
$47,473
50th percentile
$64,517
75th percentile
$86,575
90th percentile
$116,685

Thus, biology professionals' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Massachusetts, 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 208%

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Biochemistry
$80,250
Biology
$70,338
Biomedical Engineering
$94,720
Chemistry
$57,575
Physics
$107,580

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
13
bachelor
79
master
37
doctor
28
Certificate
4
Total161

As the number of biology professionals is increasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 57 accredited biology schools in Massachusetts state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 2,409 biology graduates from biology courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 2,783 graduates.

Thus there was a 16% percent increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. Most of these graduates, or 49%, earned an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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