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General Biology at Kean University

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General Biology at Kean University

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

Kean is located in Union, New Jersey and approximately 14,064 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 207 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from Kean.

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.

Kean General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

Kean General Biology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks biology programs across the country. The following shows how Kean performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The biology major at Kean 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
Best General Biology Schools 165
Most Focused General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 225
Most Focused General Biology Schools 285

Earnings of Kean Biology Graduates

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $34,115. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 25% higher than the national average of $27,253 for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.


Biology Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean General Biology Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 207 biology majors earned their bachelor's degree from Kean. Of these graduates, 30% were men and 70% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 15% 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 Kean University with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 38
Black or African American 39
Hispanic or Latino 47
White 57
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

Kean 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 Kean University.

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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