General Biology at University of California - Santa Barbara
UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and has a total student population of 26,314. Of the 6,327 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of California - Santa Barbara in 2019, 352 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.
UCSB General Biology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Biology
UCSB General Biology Rankings
The biology major at UCSB 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.
Earnings of UCSB Biology Graduates
The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $30,100. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 9% higher than the national average of $27,600 for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.
Biology Student Demographics at UCSB
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.
UCSB General Biology Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 13% 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 University of California - Santa Barbara with a bachelor's in biology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||9|
|Hispanic or Latino||57|
UCSB also has a doctoral program available in biology. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Neurobiology & Neurosciences
- Physiology & Pathology Sciences
- Pharmacology & Toxicology
- Microbiological Sciences & Immunology
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 CA, the home state for University of California - Santa Barbara.
|Occupation||Jobs in CA||Average Salary in CA|
|High School Teachers||112,960||$80,510|
|Natural Sciences Managers||7,870||$168,790|
|Biological Science Professors||4,360||$128,370|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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