General Biology at Mission College
Mission College is located in Santa Clara, California and approximately 6,995 students attend the school each year.
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.
Mission College General Biology Degrees Available
- Associate’s Degree in Biology
Online Classes Are Available at Mission College
Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.
Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Mission College offers distance education options for biology at the following degree levels:
- Associate’s Degree
Mission College General Biology Rankings
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Biology Student Demographics at Mission College
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Mission College.
Mission College General Biology Associate’s Program
Mission College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in biology graduates 45% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Mission College with a associate's in biology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||19|
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 CA, the home state for Mission College.
|Occupation||Jobs in CA||Average Salary in CA|
|High School Teachers||112,960||$80,510|
|Natural Sciences Managers||7,870||$168,790|
|Biological Science Professors||4,360||$128,370|
*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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