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General Biology at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

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General Biology at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

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

FDU is located in Madison, New Jersey and approximately 3,396 students attend the school each year. Of the 704 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus in 2021, 53 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.

FDU General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

FDU General Biology Rankings

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

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 FDU 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 Focused General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 335
Most Focused General Biology Schools 411
Best General Biology Schools 833

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in biology from FDU. This is the #396 most popular school for biology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of FDU Biology Graduates

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at FDU is $16,972. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $27,253 for all biology students.


Biology Student Demographics at FDU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus.

FDU General Biology Bachelor’s Program

75% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 53 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology from FDU. About 25% were men and 75% were women.


About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at FDU 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 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 28
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

FDU 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 NJ, the home state for Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Medical Scientists 2,960 $145,300
Biological Science Professors 1,540 $104,140
Biological Scientists 370 $76,330
Life Scientists 300 $85,790


*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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