Biology Schools In North Dakota

In North Dakota, there are 10 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 North Dakota, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Dickinson State University

    291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601-4896

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  2. Fort Berthold Community College

    220 8th Ave. N, New Town, North Dakota 58763

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  3. Jamestown College

    608 6th St NE, Jamestown, North Dakota 58405

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  4. University of Mary

    7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

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  5. Mayville State University

    330 Third Street NE, Mayville, North Dakota 58257-1299

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  6. Minot State University

    500 University Ave W, Minot, North Dakota 58707

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  7. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. North Dakota State University-Main Campus

    1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. United Tribes Technical College

    3315 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

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  10. Valley City State University

    101 College St SW, Valley City, North Dakota 58072

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Biology Employment

North Dakota 200
National 232,950

Approximately 0% of the country's biology professionals work in North Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In North Dakota

860 630 460 460 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, biology is a shrinking field. 660 less biology professionals were working in North Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biology has shrunk by 77% in North Dakota. 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 North Dakota

$48,562 $47,543 $53,927 $58,730 $55,273
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
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 North Dakota. Biology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,562 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,273 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in North Dakota

10th percentile
$37,820
25th percentile
$45,063
50th percentile
$52,833
75th percentile
$63,763
90th percentile
$75,870

Thus, biology professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 101% 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 Dakota.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Biochemistry
$67,240
Biology
$55,273
Chemistry
$44,910

In North Dakota, biology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
8
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total14

As the number of biology professionals is decreasing in North Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited biology schools in North Dakota state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 246 biology graduates from biology courses in North Dakota and in 2010 there were 139 graduates.

This represents a 43% decrease in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in North Dakota state. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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