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General Biology at Charleston Southern University

If you are interested in studying general biology, you may want to check out the program at Charleston Southern University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and has a total student population of 3,477. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 students received a bachelor's degree in biology from CSU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Biology section at the bottom of this page.

CSU General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology
  • Master’s Degree in Biology

CSU General Biology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks biology programs across the country. The following shows how CSU performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The biology major at CSU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value General Biology Master’s Degree Schools 17
Most Popular General Biology Master’s Degree Schools 282
Most Focused General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 376
Best Value General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 500
Most Popular General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 551
Most Popular General Biology Schools 572

In 2019, 4 students received their master’s degree in biology from CSU. This makes it the #282 most popular school for biology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Biology Graduates from CSU Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at CSU is $24,700. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $27,600 for all biology students.

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Biology Student Demographics at CSU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Charleston Southern University.

CSU General Biology Bachelor’s Program

79% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 students earned a bachelor's degree in biology from CSU. About 79% of these graduates were women and the other 21% were men.

CSU Gender Breakdown of General Biology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 68% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at CSU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 26
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

CSU General Biology Master’s Program

75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 4 students who earned a master's degree in General Biology from CSU in 2018-2019, 25% were men and 75% were women.

CSU Gender Breakdown of General Biology Master's Degree Grads

In the biology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 7% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a master's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

CSU also has a doctoral program available in biology. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Biology Grads May Go Into

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

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
High School Teachers 15,310 $54,400
Natural Sciences Managers 530 $91,270
Biological Science Professors 510 $69,370
Medical Scientists 340 $82,300
Biological Scientists 220 $78,370

References

*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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