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General Biology at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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General Biology at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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

SRU is located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 8,860. Of the 1,721 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 2021, 53 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.

SRU General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

SRU General Biology Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The biology major at SRU 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 34
Best Value General Biology Schools 47
Best General Biology Schools 153

Earnings of SRU Biology Graduates

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at SRU is $29,505. This is 8% higher than $27,253, which is the national average for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.


Biology Student Demographics at SRU

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

SRU General Biology Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 30% of biology bachelor's degrees went to men and 70% went to women.


About 89% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at SRU 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 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 47
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

SRU 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 PA, the home state for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

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


*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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