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Biological & Physical Science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus

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Biological & Physical Science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus

If you plan to study biological and physical science, take a look at what Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

IUP is located in Indiana, Pennsylvania and approximately 10,037 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 34 biological science majors received their bachelor's degree from IUP.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Biological & Physical Science section at the bottom of this page.

IUP Biological & Physical Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science

IUP Biological & Physical Science Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biological science progam at IUP 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 biological science major at IUP is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Biological & Physical Science. 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 Biological & Physical Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 25
Best Value Biological & Physical Science Schools 60

How Much Do Biological Science Graduates from IUP Make?

The median salary of biological science students who receive their bachelor's degree at IUP is $25,473. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $32,529 for all biological science students.


Biological Science Student Demographics at IUP

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biological science majors at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus.

IUP Biological & Physical Science Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 34 biological science students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from IUP, about 29% were men and 71% were women.


About 82% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biological science at IUP 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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus with a bachelor's in biological science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 28
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

IUP also has a doctoral program available in biological science. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Biological Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in biological science 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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Natural Sciences Managers 4,480 $147,810


*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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