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General Biology at Eastern Washington University

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General Biology at Eastern Washington University

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

EWU is located in Cheney, Washington and approximately 12,410 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 141 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from EWU.

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.

EWU General Biology Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at EWU

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

EWU does offer online education options in biology for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

EWU General Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at EWU 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 EWU 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 142
Most Focused General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 379

In 2019, 9 students received their master’s degree in biology from EWU. This makes it the #179 most popular school for biology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Biology Graduates from EWU Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at EWU is $29,600. This is 7% higher than $27,600, which is the national average for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.

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Biology Student Demographics at EWU

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

EWU General Biology Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 141 biology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from EWU, about 43% were men and 57% were women. The typical biology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 35% men. So male students are more repesented at EWU since its program graduates 8% more men than average.

EWU Gender Breakdown of General Biology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at EWU 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 Eastern Washington University with a bachelor's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at Eastern Washington University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 106
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 14

EWU General Biology Master’s Program

56% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 students earned a master's degree in biology from EWU. About 56% of these graduates were women and the other 44% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 35% men graduate in biology each year. EWU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 9% more men than average.

EWU Gender Breakdown of General Biology Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a biology master's degree from EWU, 78% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at Eastern Washington University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 7
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

EWU also has a doctoral program available in biology. In 2019, 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 WA, the home state for Eastern Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
High School Teachers 14,560 $67,550
Medical Scientists 5,570 $90,290
Natural Sciences Managers 1,810 $153,600
Biological Scientists 1,270 $85,200
Biological Science Professors 1,060 $85,990

References

*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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