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General Biology at DeSales University

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General Biology at DeSales University

If you plan to study general biology, take a look at what DeSales University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

DeSales is located in Center Valley, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 3,302. Of the 608 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from DeSales University in 2021, 30 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.

DeSales General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

DeSales General Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at DeSales compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The biology major at DeSales 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 320
Most Popular General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 683

Earnings of DeSales Biology Graduates

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at DeSales is $39,040. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 43% higher than the national average of $27,253 for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.


Biology Student Demographics at DeSales

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

DeSales General Biology Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The biology program at DeSales awarded 30 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 50% of these degrees went to men with the other 50% going to women. The typical biology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at DeSales since its program graduates 17% more men than average.


About 63% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at DeSales 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 DeSales University with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 19
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

DeSales 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 PA, the home state for DeSales University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
High School Teachers 50,460 $64,830
Medical Scientists 7,970 $114,370
Natural Sciences Managers 4,480 $147,810
Biological Science Professors 3,250 $94,510
Biological Scientists 660 $73,550


*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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