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General Biology at Pennsylvania State University - Berks

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General Biology at Pennsylvania State University - Berks

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

In 2019, 18 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Berks.

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 Berks General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

Penn State Berks General Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at Penn State Berks 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 Penn State Berks 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 200
Best Value General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 215
Best Value General Biology Schools 225

How Much Do Biology Graduates from Penn State Berks Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Berks is $29,400. This is 7% higher than $27,600, which is the national average for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.

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Biology Student Demographics at Penn State Berks

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

Penn State Berks General Biology Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 28% of biology bachelor's degrees went to men and 72% went to women.

Penn State Berks Gender Breakdown of General Biology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 61% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at Penn State Berks 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 Pennsylvania State University - Berks with a bachelor's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Berks
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Penn State Berks 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 - Berks.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
High School Teachers 50,460 $64,830
Medical Scientists 7,970 $114,370
Natural Sciences Managers 4,480 $147,810
Biological Science Professors 3,250 $94,510
Biological Scientists 660 $73,550

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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