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Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology at University of California - Santa Barbara

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Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology at University of California - Santa Barbara

Every biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the biochemistry program at University of California - Santa Barbara stacks up to those at other schools.

UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and has a total student population of 25,057. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 70 students received a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from UCSB.

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.

UCSB Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry
  • Master’s Degree in Biochemistry
  • Doctorate Degree in Biochemistry

UCSB Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Rankings

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

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 biochemistry major at UCSB 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 Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 28
Highest Paid Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Graduates 35
Most Focused Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 259

In 2019, 1 students received their master’s degree in biochemistry from UCSB. This makes it the #87 most popular school for biochemistry master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 3 students who received their doctoral degrees in biochemistry, making the school the #99 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Biochemistry Student Demographics at UCSB

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biochemistry majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.

UCSB Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Bachelor’s Program

40% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 70 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from UCSB. About 60% were men and 40% were women.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 22% 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 University of California - Santa Barbara with a bachelor's in biochemistry.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 29
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 20
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

UCSB Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Master’s Program

The biochemistry program at UCSB awarded 1 master's degree in 2018-2019.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of California - Santa Barbara with a master's in biochemistry.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UCSB also has a doctoral program available in biochemistry. In 2019, 3 students 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 CA, the home state for University of California - Santa Barbara.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Medical Scientists 26,080 $102,550
Biological Scientists 11,010 $91,340
Natural Sciences Managers 7,870 $168,790
Biochemists and Biophysicists 5,160 $101,770
Microbiologists 4,610 $102,340

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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