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General Biology at Rochester Institute of Technology

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General Biology at Rochester Institute of Technology

What traits are you looking for in a biology school? To help you decide if Rochester Institute of Technology is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's biology program.

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and has a total student population of 16,158. Of the 2,565 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2021, 75 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.

RIT General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

RIT General Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at RIT 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 RIT 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 Value General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 813

How Much Do Biology Graduates from RIT Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at RIT is $26,125. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $27,253 for all biology students.


Biology Student Demographics at RIT

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Rochester Institute of Technology.

RIT General Biology Bachelor’s Program

68% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 75 biology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from RIT, about 32% were men and 68% were women.


About 64% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at RIT 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 Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 48
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

RIT 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 NY, the home state for Rochester Institute of Technology.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Medical Scientists 9,500 $95,170
Biological Science Professors 4,590 $102,800
Natural Sciences Managers 1,360 $148,460
Biological Scientists 690 $89,000


*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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