General Biology at Florida International University
FIU is located in Miami, Florida and approximately 58,711 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 755 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from FIU.
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.
FIU General Biology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Biology
- Master’s Degree in Biology
- Doctorate Degree in Biology
Online Classes Are Available at FIU
Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.
FIU does offer online education options in biology for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Bachelor’s Degree
FIU General Biology Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks biology programs across the country. The following shows how FIU 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 FIU 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.
|Most Focused General Biology Graduate Certificate Schools||7|
|Best General Biology Master’s Degree Schools||301|
Earnings of FIU Biology Graduates
The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at FIU is $19,600. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $27,600 for all biology students.
Biology Student Demographics at FIU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Florida International University.
FIU General Biology Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 48% 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 Florida International University with a bachelor's in biology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||54|
|Hispanic or Latino||586|
FIU General Biology Master’s Program
In the biology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 7% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Florida International University with a master's in biology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
FIU also has a doctoral program available in biology. In 2019, 19 students 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 FL, the home state for Florida International University.
|Occupation||Jobs in FL||Average Salary in FL|
|High School Teachers||47,960||$54,120|
|Biological Science Professors||1,590||$90,750|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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