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General Biology at Copiah-Lincoln Community College

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General Biology at Copiah-Lincoln Community College

What traits are you looking for in a biology school? To help you decide if Copiah-Lincoln Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's biology program.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College is located in Wesson, Mississippi and approximately 3,113 students attend the school each year.

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.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College General Biology Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Biology

Online Classes Are Available at Copiah-Lincoln Community College

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Copiah-Lincoln Community College does offer online courses in biology for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Copiah-Lincoln Community College General Biology 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.

Biology Student Demographics at Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College General Biology Associate’s Program

73% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 27% of biology associate's degrees went to men and 73% went to women.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College Gender Breakdown of General Biology Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in biology at Copiah-Lincoln Community College are white. Around 54% fell into this category, which is typical for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Copiah-Lincoln Community College with a associate's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 35
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 46
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

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 MS, the home state for Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MS Average Salary in MS
High School Teachers 8,920 $47,190
Biological Science Professors 370 $75,300
Biological Scientists 300 $80,690
Medical Scientists 270 $45,150
Natural Sciences Managers 180 $101,240


*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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