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Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology at Texas Tech University

If you plan to study biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, take a look at what Texas Tech University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Texas Tech is located in Lubbock, Texas and approximately 40,322 students attend the school each year. In 2020, 41 biochemistry majors received their bachelor's degree from Texas Tech.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology section at the bottom of this page.

Texas Tech Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry

Texas Tech Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biochemistry progam at Texas Tech 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 biochemistry major at Texas Tech is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular 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 Biochemistry & Biophysics Schools 82

How Much Do Biochemistry Graduates from Texas Tech Make?

The median salary of biochemistry students who receive their bachelor's degree at Texas Tech is $26,353. This is less than $31,500, which is the national average of all biochemistry majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Biochemistry Student Demographics at Texas Tech

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biochemistry majors at Texas Tech University.

Texas Tech Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Bachelor’s Program

49% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 41 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in biochemistry from Texas Tech in 2020, 51% were men and 49% were women. The typical biochemistry bachelor's degree program is made up of only 46% men. So male students are more repesented at Texas Tech since its program graduates 5% more men than average.

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Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 21% more racial-ethnic minorities in its biochemistry bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor's in biochemistry.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 15
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Texas Tech also has a doctoral program available in biochemistry. In 2020, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Biochemistry Grads May Go Into

A degree in biochemistry can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for Texas Tech University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Medical Scientists 5,240 $72,260
Biological Science Professors 4,470 $99,940
Natural Sciences Managers 2,620 $127,270
Biological Scientists 2,100 $80,900
Biochemists and Biophysicists 1,380 $88,680

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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