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General Biology at The College of New Jersey

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General Biology at The College of New Jersey

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

TCNJ is located in Ewing, New Jersey and has a total student population of 7,783. Of the 1,719 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from The College of New Jersey in 2021, 120 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.

TCNJ General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

TCNJ General Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at TCNJ 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 TCNJ 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 193
Most Popular General Biology Schools 230
Most Focused General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 317
Best General Biology Schools 399
Best Value General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 407

How Much Do Biology Graduates from TCNJ Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at TCNJ is $18,233. 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 TCNJ

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at The College of New Jersey.

TCNJ General Biology Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 120 biology majors earned their bachelor's degree from TCNJ. Of these graduates, 43% were men and 57% were women. The typical biology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at TCNJ since its program graduates 10% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 14% more racial-ethnic minorities in its biology bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from The College of New Jersey with a bachelor's in biology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 64
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 44
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

TCNJ 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 NJ, the home state for The College of New Jersey.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Medical Scientists 2,960 $145,300
Biological Science Professors 1,540 $104,140
Biological Scientists 370 $76,330
Life Scientists 300 $85,790


*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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