Biology Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 42 accredited schools where biology classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in New Jersey, 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. Berdan Institute

    201 Willowbrook Blvd., Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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  2. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  3. Bloomfield College

    467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003

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  4. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  5. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  6. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  7. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  8. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  9. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  10. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  11. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  12. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  13. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  14. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  15. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  16. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  17. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  18. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  19. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  20. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  21. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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  22. New Jersey Institute of Technology

    University Heights, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  23. Princeton University

    Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

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  24. Ramapo College of New Jersey

    505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1680

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  25. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

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  26. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  27. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Rutgers University-Newark

    249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Saint Peter's College

    2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

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  30. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

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  31. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

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  32. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  33. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  34. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  35. Thomas Edison State College

    101 W State St, Trenton, New Jersey 08608-1176

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  36. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  37. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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  38. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    65 Bergen Street, Room 1441, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709

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  39. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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  40. Warren County Community College

    475 Rte 57 W, Washington, New Jersey 07882-4343

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  41. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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  42. American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education

    3000 Hadley Rd 2nd Fl, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080

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Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Biology Employment

New Jersey 4,900
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In New Jersey

7,570 7,180 6,680 5,570 4,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In New Jersey, the field of biology is shrinking. 2,670 less biology professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 35% decline in the field. This decline 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 New Jersey

$58,225 $65,537 $65,293 $67,317 $66,847
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
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The amount earned by biology professionals is increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $58,225 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $66,847 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$41,840
25th percentile
$52,213
50th percentile
$65,158
75th percentile
$80,538
90th percentile
$92,775

Thus, there was a 13% growth in biology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 122% pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biology in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Biochemistry
$78,767
Biology
$66,847
Biomedical Engineering
$87,850
Chemistry
$54,192
Physics
$108,820

In New Jersey, 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 New Jersey

associate
13
bachelor
45
master
19
doctor
8
Certificate
6
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As the number of biology professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 42 accredited biology schools in New Jersey state is increasing. In New Jersey, there were 1,835 graduates in 2006. And there were 2,360 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 29%. 49% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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