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Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology at American University

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Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology at American University

What traits are you looking for in a biochemistry school? To help you decide if American University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's biochemistry program.

The American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 14,001. Of the 2,109 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American University in 2021, 12 of them were biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology section at the bottom of this page.

The American University Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry

The American University Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Rankings

The biochemistry major at The American University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Biochemistry Student Demographics at The American University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biochemistry majors at American University.

The American University Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Bachelor’s Program

58% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 12 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology from The American University in 2020-2021, 42% were men and 58% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 28% more racial-ethnic minorities in its biochemistry bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a bachelor's in biochemistry.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

The American University also has a doctoral program available in biochemistry. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Biochemistry Grads May Go Into

A degree in biochemistry can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for American University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Natural Sciences Managers 1,200 $132,310
Medical Scientists 580 $104,280
Biological Scientists 520 $104,460
Biological Science Professors 390 $142,760
Microbiologists 50 $94,630


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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