Biology Schools In Minnesota

There are 36 accredited biology schools in Minnesota 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 Minnesota, which 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. Augsburg College

    2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

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  2. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  3. Bethany Lutheran College

    700 Luther Dr, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  4. Bethel University in Saint Paul

    3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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  5. Carleton College

    One North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-4001

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  6. Concordia College at Moorhead

    901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

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  7. Concordia University-Saint Paul

    275 Syndicate Street North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-5494

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  8. Minnesota State Community and Technical College

    1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537-1000

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  9. Gustavus Adolphus College

    800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-1498

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  10. Hamline University

    1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-1284

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  11. Macalester College

    1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1899

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  12. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  13. Metropolitan State University

    700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000

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  14. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

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  15. University of Minnesota-Crookston

    2900 University Ave, Crookston, Minnesota 56716-5001

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  16. Minneapolis Community and Technical College

    1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1779

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  17. University of Minnesota-Duluth

    515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

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  18. University of Minnesota-Morris

    309 Behmler Hall, Morris, Minnesota 56267

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  19. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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  20. North Hennepin Community College

    7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445

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  21. Northwestern College in Saint Paul

    3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598

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  22. Northwestern Health Sciences University

    2501 W 84th St, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431

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  23. Rochester Community and Technical College

    851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, Minnesota 55904-4999

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  24. College of Saint Benedict

    37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374

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  25. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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  26. Saint Johns University

    31802 County Rd 159, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321

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  27. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

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  28. St. Olaf College

    1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-1098

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  29. Crown College

    8700 College View Drive, Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota 55375-9001

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  30. The College of Saint Scholastica

    1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-4199

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  31. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  32. St. Catherine University

    2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

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  33. Southwest Minnesota State University

    1501 State St, Marshall, Minnesota 56258-5468

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  34. Ridgewater College

    2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, Minnesota 56201

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  35. Winona State University

    8th and Johnson St, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838

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  36. Mayo Graduate School

    200 1st St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Biology Employment

Minnesota 4,830
National 232,950

Approximately 2% of the country's biology professionals work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Minnesota

4,230 4,620 5,040 4,790 4,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Minnesota, the field of biology is growing. There were 600 more biology professionals working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Minnesota, this field has grown by 14% 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 Minnesota

$53,566 $55,220 $56,902 $59,403 $58,993
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
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 Minnesota. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $53,566 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $58,993 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$34,025
25th percentile
$43,498
50th percentile
$55,463
75th percentile
$73,057
90th percentile
$90,952

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Minnesota state, within the field of biology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biology professionals earn 167% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Biochemistry
$63,360
Biology
$58,993
Biomedical Engineering
$94,870
Chemistry
$48,280
Physics
$152,450

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
45
master
13
doctor
6
Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 36 accredited biology schools in Minnesota is increasing. In 2006, 1,505 students graduated from biology courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 1,635 students graduated.

Thus there was a 9% percent increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota. 63% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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