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Biological & Physical Science at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

If you are interested in studying biological and physical science, you may want to check out the program at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and approximately 32,277 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 83 students received a bachelor's degree in biological science from Pitt.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Biological & Physical Science section at the bottom of this page.

Pitt Biological & Physical Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science

Pitt Biological & Physical Science Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks biological science programs across the country. The following shows how Pitt 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 biological science major at Pitt is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Biological & Physical Science. 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
Best Biological & Physical Science Schools 29

How Much Do Biological Science Graduates from Pitt Make?

The median salary of biological science students who receive their bachelor's degree at Pitt is $28,816. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $32,529 for all biological science students.


Biological Science Student Demographics at Pitt

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biological science majors at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Pitt Biological & Physical Science Bachelor’s Program

75% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 83 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Biological & Physical Science from Pitt in 2020-2021, 25% were men and 75% were women.


About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biological science at Pitt 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 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus with a bachelor's in biological science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 12
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 59
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Pitt also has a doctoral program available in biological science. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Biological Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in biological science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Natural Sciences Managers 4,480 $147,810


*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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