Biology Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 25 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 Mississippi, and the future trends in biology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  3. Blue Mountain College

    201 W Main St, Blue Mountain, Mississippi 38610-9509

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  4. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  5. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  6. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  7. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  8. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  9. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  10. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  11. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

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  12. Mississippi Delta Community College

    Hwy 3 and Cherry St, Moorhead, Mississippi 38761

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  13. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of Mississippi Medical Center

    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

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  15. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  16. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  17. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  18. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  19. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  21. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  22. Rust College

    150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

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  23. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  24. Tougaloo College

    500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174

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  25. William Carey University

    498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401-5499

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Biology Employment

Mississippi 1,200
National 232,950

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

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Mississippi

1,410 1,410 1,300 1,320 1,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of biology is shrinking. In Mississippi, 210 less biology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biology has shrunk by 15% in Mississippi. 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 Mississippi

$50,983 $54,355 $54,882 $55,916 $57,902
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to biology professionals are increasing in Mississippi. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $50,983 per year, and in 2010 they made $57,902 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$30,910
25th percentile
$40,486
50th percentile
$52,972
75th percentile
$73,316
90th percentile
$89,732

Thus, there was a 12% growth in biology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Mississippi state, within the field of biology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biology professionals earn 190% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Biochemistry
$61,090
Biology
$57,902
Chemistry
$49,422
Physics
$85,540

In Mississippi, biology professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
10
bachelor
20
master
12
doctor
8
Certificate
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The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited biology schools in Mississippi is increasing. In Mississippi, there were 679 graduates in 2006. And there were 938 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 38% percent increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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