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Biotechnology at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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Biotechnology at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

If you plan to study biotechnology, take a look at what Rutgers University - New Brunswick has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has a total student population of 50,411. Of the 8,803 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University - New Brunswick in 2021, 32 of them were biotechnology majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Biotechnology section at the bottom of this page.

Rutgers New Brunswick Biotechnology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biotech

Rutgers New Brunswick Biotechnology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biotech progam at Rutgers New Brunswick 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 biotech major at Rutgers New Brunswick is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Biotechnology. 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

Earnings of Rutgers New Brunswick Biotech Graduates

The median salary of biotech students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $54,508. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 47% higher than the national average of $37,007 for all biotech bachelor's degree recipients.


Biotech Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biotech majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Rutgers New Brunswick Biotechnology Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 32 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in biotech from Rutgers New Brunswick in 2021, 50% were men and 50% were women. The typical biotech bachelor's degree program is made up of only 35% men. So male students are more repesented at Rutgers New Brunswick since its program graduates 15% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 17% more racial-ethnic minorities in its biotech bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a bachelor's in biotech.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 12
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 9
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Rutgers New Brunswick also has a doctoral program available in biotech. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Biotech Grads May Go Into

A degree in biotech 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Biological Science Professors 1,540 $104,140
Biological Scientists 370 $76,330


*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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