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General Biology at New Jersey City University

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General Biology at New Jersey City University

What traits are you looking for in a biology school? To help you decide if New Jersey City University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's biology program.

NJCU is located in Jersey City, New Jersey and approximately 7,550 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,274 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from New Jersey City University in 2021, 85 of them were general biology majors.

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.

NJCU General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

NJCU General Biology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks biology programs across the country. The following shows how NJCU 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 NJCU 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
Most Popular General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 287
Most Popular General Biology Schools 345
Best Value General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 471
Most Focused General Biology Schools 479
Best Value General Biology Schools 499

Earnings of NJCU Biology Graduates

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at NJCU is $25,543. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $27,253 for all biology students.


Biology Student Demographics at NJCU

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

NJCU General Biology Bachelor’s Program

73% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 85 biology majors earned their bachelor's degree from NJCU. Of these graduates, 27% were men and 73% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 26% 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 New Jersey City University with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 17
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

NJCU 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 New Jersey City 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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