General Biology at Vassar College
Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and has a total student population of 2,435. Of the 682 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College in 2021, 44 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.
Vassar General Biology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Biology
Vassar General Biology Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the biology progam at Vassar compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The biology major at Vassar 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.
|Most Focused General Biology Master’s Degree Schools||395|
|Best Value General Biology Schools||611|
Earnings of Vassar Biology Graduates
The median salary of biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Vassar is $32,836. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 20% higher than the national average of $27,253 for all biology bachelor's degree recipients.
Biology Student Demographics at Vassar
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Vassar College.
Vassar General Biology Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's in biology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
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 NY, the home state for Vassar College.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Biological Science Professors||4,590||$102,800|
|Natural Sciences Managers||1,360||$148,460|
*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 Noteremote under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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