General Biology at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
In 2019, 8 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Altoona.
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.
Penn State Altoona General Biology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Biology
Penn State Altoona General Biology Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks biology programs across the country. The following shows how Penn State Altoona 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 Penn State Altoona 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.
|Best General Biology Schools||245|
|Most Focused General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools||901|
|Most Focused General Biology Schools||1,018|
|Most Popular General Biology Schools||1,375|
Earnings of Penn State Altoona Biology Graduates
The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $29,400. This is 7% higher than $27,600, which is the national average for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.
Biology Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.
Penn State Altoona General Biology Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in biology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Penn State Altoona also has a doctoral program available in biology. In 2019, 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|High School Teachers||50,460||$64,830|
|Natural Sciences Managers||4,480||$147,810|
|Biological Science Professors||3,250||$94,510|
*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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