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Microbiological Sciences & Immunology at George Washington University

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Microbiological Sciences & Immunology at George Washington University

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

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 27,017.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Microbiological Sciences & Immunology section at the bottom of this page.

GWU Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Microbiology
  • Doctorate Degree in Microbiology

GWU Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Rankings

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There were 4 students who received their doctoral degrees in microbiology, making the school the #54 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Microbiology Student Demographics at GWU

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

GWU Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Master’s Program

78% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 18 microbiology majors earned their master's degree from GWU. Of these graduates, 22% were men and 78% were women.


In the microbiology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 67% of degree recipients. That is 24% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Microbiology Grads May Go Into

A degree in microbiology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Natural Sciences Managers 1,200 $132,310
Medical Scientists 580 $104,280
Biological Scientists 520 $104,460
Biological Science Professors 390 $142,760
Microbiologists 50 $94,630


*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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