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Biology Schools in Houston, Texas

Biology Schools in Houston, TX

Houston, Texas has 11 biology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biology. With an overall population of 1,953,631 and a student population of 156,252, approximately 138,536 of Houston students attend one of Houston's schools that offer biology programs.

University of Houston is the largest biology school in Houston, based on student population. In 2010, University of Houston graduated approximately 240 students from its biology program.

A total of 666 students graduated with credentials in biology from biology schools in Houston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,366 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Houston biology schools was an average of $33,357 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,168 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Houston. And if you live on campus at one of the Houston-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,363 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,051.

Biology Salaries and Career Outlook in Houston

Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Houston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,530 biologists in Texas. Of these biologists, 2,540 were working in the greater Houston area. Houston's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.

As a biologist in Houston, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,560 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biologists in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Biology Degree in Houston
  • Associates Degree in Biology
  • Bachelors Degree in Biology
  • Biology Classes
  • Biology Courses
  • Biology Training

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  1. 1Houston Community CollegeHouston Community College

    Address:
    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2University of HoustonUniversity of Houston

    Address:
    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3University of Houston-DowntownUniversity of Houston-Downtown

    Address:
    1 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002-1014

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  4. 4Texas Southern UniversityTexas Southern University

    Address:
    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  5. 5University of Houston-Clear Lake

    Address:
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058-1098

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  6. 6Rice UniversityRice University

    Address:
    6100 S Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  7. 7The University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonThe University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    Address:
    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  8. 8University of St ThomasUniversity of St Thomas

    Address:
    3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-4696

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  9. 9Houston Baptist UniversityHouston Baptist University

    Address:
    7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  10. 10Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine

    Address:
    One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030-3498

    Awards Offered:
    Master's degree

  11. 11Institute of Ocean Technology

    Address:
    8713 Katy Fwy, Houston, Texas 77024

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

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