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General Biology at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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General Biology at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

If you are interested in studying general biology, you may want to check out the program at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and has a total student population of 5,329. Of the 1,523 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus in 2019, 42 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.

UW Tacoma General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

UW Tacoma General Biology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at UW Tacoma 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 biology major at UW Tacoma 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 Focused General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 954
Most Focused General Biology Schools 1,069

How Much Do Biology Graduates from UW Tacoma Make?

The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $30,000. This is 9% higher than $27,600, which is the national average for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.


Biology Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

UW Tacoma General Biology Bachelor’s Program

74% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 42 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Biology from UW Tacoma in 2018-2019, 26% were men and 74% were women.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of General Biology Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% 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 Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 15
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

UW Tacoma also has a doctoral program available in biology. In 2019, 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
High School Teachers 14,560 $67,550
Medical Scientists 5,570 $90,290
Natural Sciences Managers 1,810 $153,600
Biological Scientists 1,270 $85,200
Biological Science Professors 1,060 $85,990


*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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