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General Biology at Brooklyn College

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

Brooklyn College is located in Brooklyn, New York and has a total student population of 17,735. In 2021, 135 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College.

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.

Brooklyn College General Biology Degrees Available

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

Brooklyn College General Biology Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The biology major at Brooklyn College 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
Most Popular General Biology Schools 196
Most Popular General Biology Master’s Degree Schools 312
Best Value General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 332
Most Focused General Biology Master’s Degree Schools 339

In 2021, 3 students received their master’s degree in biology from Brooklyn College. This makes it the #312 most popular school for biology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Biology Graduates from Brooklyn College Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Brooklyn College is $23,286. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $27,253 for all biology students.


Biology Student Demographics at Brooklyn College

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

Brooklyn College General Biology Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 135 biology majors earned their bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College. Of these graduates, 29% were men and 71% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 20% 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 Brooklyn College with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 39
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 41
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Brooklyn College General Biology Master’s Program

67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 3 students who graduated with a master’s in biology from Brooklyn College in 2021, 100% were men and 0% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 33% men graduate in biology each year. Brooklyn College does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 67% more men than average.


In the biology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 67% of degree recipients. That is 20% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Brooklyn College also has a doctoral program available in biology. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for Brooklyn College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Medical Scientists 9,500 $95,170
Biological Science Professors 4,590 $102,800
Natural Sciences Managers 1,360 $148,460
Biological Scientists 690 $89,000


*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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