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General Biology at University of Holy Cross

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General Biology at University of Holy Cross

If you are interested in studying general biology, you may want to check out the program at University of Holy Cross. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UHC is located in New Orleans, Louisiana and has a total student population of 1,246. In 2019, 7 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from UHC.

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.

UHC General Biology Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Biology
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology
  • Master’s Degree in Biology

UHC General Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at UHC compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 UHC 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 Focused Colleges for General Biology 286
Most Popular Colleges for General Biology 1,358

In 2019, 5 students received their master’s degree in biology from UHC. This makes it the #259 most popular school for biology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Biology Student Demographics at UHC

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

UHC General Biology Associate’s Program

100% Women
For the most recent academic year available, 0% of biology associate's degrees went to men and 100% went to women.

UHC Gender Breakdown of General Biology Associate's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Holy Cross with a associate's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UHC General Biology Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 7 biology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from UHC, about 0% were men and 100% were women.

UHC Gender Breakdown of General Biology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at UHC 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 University of Holy Cross with a bachelor's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UHC General Biology Master’s Program

100% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
The biology program at UHC awarded 5 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 0% of these degrees went to men with the other 100% going to women.

UHC Gender Breakdown of General Biology Master's Degree Grads

In the biology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 100% of degree recipients. That is 63% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Holy Cross with a master's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 LA, the home state for University of Holy Cross.

Occupation Jobs in LA Average Salary in LA
High School Teachers 13,930 $51,810
Biological Scientists 700 $66,100
Natural Sciences Managers 320 $94,850
Biological Science Professors 230 $82,610
Life Scientists 190 $62,860

References

*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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