Biology Schools In Missouri

Biology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 41 accredited biology schools in Missouri. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the state of Missouri, which encompasses 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. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  2. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  3. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  4. Columbia College in Columbia on Rogers

    1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216

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  5. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850

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  6. Culver-Stockton College

    One College Hill, Canton, Missouri 63435-1299

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  7. DeVry University-Missouri

    11224 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3626

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  8. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  9. East Central College

    1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, Missouri 63084

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  10. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  11. Fontbonne University

    6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3098

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  12. Hannibal-Lagrange College

    2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401-1999

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  13. A T Still University of Health Sciences

    800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501

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  14. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  15. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  16. Logan College of Chiropractic

    1851 Schoettler Rd, Chesterfield, Missouri 63017-5529

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  17. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Missouri Baptist University

    One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698

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  19. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  20. Missouri Valley College

    500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340

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  21. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

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  22. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Missouri University of Science and Technology

    1870 Miner Circle, Rolla, Missouri 65409

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  25. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  26. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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  27. Northwest Missouri State University

    800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001

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  28. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  29. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  30. Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

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  31. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

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  32. Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley

    3400 Pershall Rd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63135

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  33. Southwest Baptist University

    1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596

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  34. Stephens College

    1200 E Broadway, Columbia, Missouri 65215

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  35. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  36. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  37. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

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  38. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  39. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  40. William Jewell College

    500 College Hill, Liberty, Missouri 64068-1896

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  41. William Woods University

    One University Avenue, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1098

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Biology Employment

Missouri 2,770
National 232,950

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

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Missouri

3,950 3,780 4,160 4,090 2,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, biology is a shrinking field. 1,180 less biology professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has shrunk by 30%. 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 Missouri

$48,630 $50,273 $54,997 $58,362 $46,325
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by biology professionals is decreasing in Missouri. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $48,630 per year, and in 2010 they made $46,325 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$28,008
25th percentile
$34,400
50th percentile
$44,025
75th percentile
$54,418
90th percentile
$70,308

Thus, there was a 5% decline in biology professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of biology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid biology professionals earning 151% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Missouri state.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Missouri

Biochemistry
$59,150
Biology
$46,325
Biomedical Engineering
$59,550
Chemistry
$47,635
Physics
$137,300

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
51
master
14
doctor
10
Certificate
3
Total81

As the number of biology professionals is decreasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 41 accredited biology schools in Missouri state is increasing. In Missouri, there were 1,649 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,904 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

This represents a 15% increase in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Missouri state. 63% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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