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General Biology at SUNY New Paltz

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General Biology at SUNY New Paltz

If you plan to study general biology, take a look at what SUNY New Paltz has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

SUNY New Paltz is located in New Paltz, New York and approximately 7,489 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 62 biology majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY New Paltz.

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.

SUNY New Paltz General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

SUNY New Paltz General Biology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks biology programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY New Paltz performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The biology major at SUNY New Paltz 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
Most Popular General Biology Master’s Degree Schools 395
Best General Biology Schools 664
Most Focused General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 840

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in biology from SUNY New Paltz. This is the #396 most popular school for biology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Biology Graduates from SUNY New Paltz Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY New Paltz is $26,797. This is less than $27,253, which is the national average of all biology majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Biology Student Demographics at SUNY New Paltz

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at SUNY New Paltz.

SUNY New Paltz General Biology Bachelor’s Program

63% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 62 biology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from SUNY New Paltz, about 37% were men and 63% were women. The typical biology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at SUNY New Paltz since its program graduates 4% more men than average.


About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at SUNY New Paltz 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 SUNY New Paltz with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 33
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

SUNY New Paltz 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 SUNY New Paltz.

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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