Biology Schools In North Carolina

North Carolina has 67 accredited biology schools where biology faculty who teach biology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the state of North Carolina, 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. College of the Albemarle

    1208 N Road St, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27906-2327

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  2. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  3. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

    340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, North Carolina 28801-4897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  4. Barton College

    200 ACC Drive NE, Wilson, North Carolina 27893-7000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  5. Belmont Abbey College

    100 Belmont-Mt Holly Road, Belmont, North Carolina 28012-1802

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  6. Bennett College for Women

    900 E Washington St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-3239

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  7. Brevard College

    One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, North Carolina 28712

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  8. Brunswick Community College

    50 College Rd, Bolivia, North Carolina 28422-9021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  9. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  10. Catawba College

    2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  11. Chowan University

    One University Place, Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  12. Cleveland Community College

    137 S Post Rd, Shelby, North Carolina 28152-6224

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  13. Davidson College

    102 N. Main Street, Davidson, North Carolina 28035

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  14. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  15. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  16. Elizabeth City State University

    1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  17. Elon University

    100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  18. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  19. Fayetteville State University

    1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  20. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  21. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  22. Gaston College

    201 Hwy 321 S, Dallas, North Carolina 28034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  23. Greensboro College

    815 W Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-1875

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  24. Guilford College

    5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410-4108

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  25. Guilford Technical Community College

    601 High Point Rd, Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  26. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  27. Johnson C Smith University

    100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28216-5398

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  28. Lees-McRae College

    275 College Drive, Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604-0128

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  29. Lenoir Community College

    231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, North Carolina 28502-0188

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  30. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  31. Livingstone College

    701 W Monroe St, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  32. Louisburg College

    501 N. Main St., Louisburg, North Carolina 27549-2399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  33. Mars Hill College

    100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  34. McDowell Technical Community College

    54 College Drive, Marion, North Carolina 28752-8728

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  35. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  36. Methodist University

    5400 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311-1420

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  37. Montreat College

    310 Gaither Circle, Box 1267, Montreat, North Carolina 28757-1267

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  38. Mount Olive College

    634 Henderson St, Mount Olive, North Carolina 28365-0919

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  39. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  40. University of North Carolina at Asheville

    One University Hts, Asheville, North Carolina 28804-8510

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  41. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  42. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  43. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  44. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  45. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  46. North Carolina Wesleyan College

    3400 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  47. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  48. Peace College

    15 E Peace St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27604-1194

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  49. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    One University Drive, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  50. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  51. Piedmont Community College

    1715 College Dr, Roxboro, North Carolina 27573

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  52. Pitt Community College

    1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, North Carolina 28590

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  53. Queens University of Charlotte

    1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina 28274-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  54. Richmond Community College

    1042 W Hamlet Ave, Hamlet, North Carolina 28345-1189

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  55. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

    1333 Jake Alexander Blvd, Salisbury, North Carolina 28146-1595

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  56. Saint Augustines College

    1315 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610-2298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  57. Salem College

    601 S Church St, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27101

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  58. Shaw University

    118 East South Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  59. St Andrews Presbyterian College

    1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  60. Southeastern Community College in Whiteville

    4564 Chadbourn Hwy, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472-5422

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  61. Alamance Community College

    1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham, North Carolina 27253-8000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  62. Vance-Granville Community College

    200 Community College Road, Henderson, North Carolina 27536

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  63. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  64. Warren Wilson College

    701 Warren Wilson Rd, Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778-2099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  65. Wingate University

    220 North Camden Road, Wingate, North Carolina 28174-0159

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  66. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  67. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +

Cities

  1. Biology Schools in Greensboro, NC5 Schools
  2. Biology Schools in Raleigh, NC5 Schools
  3. Biology Schools in Charlotte, NC3 Schools
  4. Biology Schools in Fayetteville, NC3 Schools
  5. Biology Schools in Winston-Salem, NC3 Schools
  6. Biology Schools in Salisbury, NC3 Schools
  7. Biology Schools in Durham, NC2 Schools
  8. Biology Schools in Asheville, NC2 Schools
  9. Biology Schools in Elizabeth City, NC2 Schools
  10. Biology Schools in Jamestown, NC1 Schools
  11. Biology Schools in Dallas, NC1 Schools
  12. Biology Schools in Hickory, NC1 Schools
  13. Biology Schools in Davidson, NC1 Schools
  14. Biology Schools in Banner Elk, NC1 Schools
  15. Biology Schools in Buies Creek, NC1 Schools
  16. Biology Schools in Misenheimer, NC1 Schools
  17. Biology Schools in Boone, NC1 Schools
  18. Biology Schools in Chapel Hill, NC1 Schools
  19. Biology Schools in Shelby, NC1 Schools
  20. Biology Schools in Brevard, NC1 Schools
  21. Biology Schools in Henderson, NC1 Schools
  22. Biology Schools in Wingate, NC1 Schools
  23. Biology Schools in Cullowhee, NC1 Schools
  24. Biology Schools in Louisburg, NC1 Schools
  25. Biology Schools in Marion, NC1 Schools
  26. Biology Schools in Mars Hill, NC1 Schools
  27. Biology Schools in Roxboro, NC1 Schools
  28. Biology Schools in Hamlet, NC1 Schools
  29. Biology Schools in Montreat, NC1 Schools
  30. Biology Schools in Laurinburg, NC1 Schools
  31. Biology Schools in Swannanoa, NC1 Schools
  32. Biology Schools in Rocky Mount, NC1 Schools
  33. Biology Schools in Mount Olive, NC1 Schools
  34. Biology Schools in Greenville, NC1 Schools
  35. Biology Schools in Pembroke, NC1 Schools
  36. Biology Schools in Murfreesboro, NC1 Schools
  37. Biology Schools in Wilmington, NC1 Schools
  38. Biology Schools in Wilson, NC1 Schools
  39. Biology Schools in Bolivia, NC1 Schools
  40. Biology Schools in Whiteville, NC1 Schools
  41. Biology Schools in Graham, NC1 Schools
  42. Biology Schools in Belmont, NC1 Schools
  43. Biology Schools in Kinston, NC1 Schools
  44. Biology Schools in High Point, NC1 Schools
  45. Biology Schools in Boiling Springs, NC1 Schools
  46. Biology Schools in Winterville, NC1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Biology Employment

North Carolina 8,460
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In North Carolina

8,910 8,730 9,050 8,370 8,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, biology is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 450 less biology professionals working in North Carolina than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has shrunk by 5%. This is slower 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 North Carolina

$54,735 $56,807 $58,700 $60,353 $60,162
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In North Carolina, as the number of biology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by biology professionals are increasing. Biology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,735 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,162 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$34,782
25th percentile
$43,777
50th percentile
$54,863
75th percentile
$72,375
90th percentile
$93,050

Thus, biology professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 168% 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 North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Biochemistry
$73,687
Biology
$60,162
Biomedical Engineering
$83,750
Chemistry
$47,010
Physics
$130,120

Biology professionals in North Carolina earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
20
bachelor
63
master
28
doctor
21
Certificate
5
Total137

As the number of biology professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 67 accredited biology schools in North Carolina state is increasing. In 2006, 2,377 students graduated from biology courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 2,646 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 11%. A majority of these graduates, or 46%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We currently gathering data for the number of biology faculty, growth in the field of biology academia and biology faculty salaries in North Carolina. If you are involved in teaching biology courses to students at the certificate in biology, associates degree in biology, bachelors degree in biology, masters degree in biology, and doctoral degree in biology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of biology in North Carolina. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

Career Index

Your free online education database