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General Biology at Wayne State College

What traits are you looking for in a biology school? To help you decide if Wayne State College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's biology program.

WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and approximately 3,890 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 students received a bachelor's degree in biology from WSC.

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.

WSC General Biology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

WSC General Biology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks biology programs across the country. The following shows how WSC 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 biology major at WSC 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 519
Most Popular General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 681
Most Popular General Biology Schools 774

Biology Student Demographics at WSC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Wayne State College.

WSC General Biology Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 29 biology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from WSC, about 28% were men and 72% were women.

WSC Gender Breakdown of General Biology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 93% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in biology at WSC 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 Wayne State College with a bachelor's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 27
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

WSC 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 NE, the home state for Wayne State College.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
High School Teachers 7,880 $57,500
Medical Scientists 620 $83,110
Biological Science Professors 430 $87,040
Natural Sciences Managers 270 $89,620
Biological Scientists 150 $74,790

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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