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General Biology at Queens College

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

QC is located in Queens, New York and approximately 19,700 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 120 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from QC.

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.

QC General Biology Degrees Available

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

QC General Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at QC 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 QC 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 179
Most Popular General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 193
Most Focused General Biology Master’s Degree Schools 263

In 2021, 8 students received their master’s degree in biology from QC. This makes it the #203 most popular school for biology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Biology Graduates from QC Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at QC is $28,576. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 5% higher than the national average of $27,253 for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.


Biology Student Demographics at QC

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

QC General Biology Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 120 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Biology from QC in 2020-2021, 40% were men and 60% were women. The typical biology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at QC since its program graduates 7% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 25% 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 Queens College with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 42
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 25
White 28
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

QC General Biology Master’s Program

75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 8 students who graduated with a master’s in biology from QC in 2021, 25% were men and 75% were women.


In the biology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 4% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 3
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

QC 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 Queens 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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