General Biology at Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia is located in New York, New York and approximately 30,135 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,654 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2021, 52 of them were general biology majors.
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.
Columbia General Biology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Biology
- Master’s Degree in Biology
- Doctorate Degree in Biology
Columbia General Biology Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at Columbia compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
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 Columbia 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.
|Best General Biology Graduate Certificate Schools||3|
|Best General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools||65|
Biology Student Demographics at Columbia
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Columbia General Biology Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% more racial-ethnic minorities in its biology bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in biology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
Columbia General Biology Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a master's in biology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Columbia also has a doctoral program available in biology. In 2021, 21 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Pharmacology & Toxicology
- Microbiological Sciences & Immunology
- Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology
- Physiology & Pathology Sciences
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 NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Biological Science Professors||4,590||$102,800|
|Natural Sciences Managers||1,360||$148,460|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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