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Biotechnology Schools in Colorado

57 Biotech students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Biotechnology is the 165th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Colorado

Biotech majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 41
Master’s Degree 16

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a biotech major is more popular with men than with women.

Biotechnology Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of biotech majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.0%
  • White: 80.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Biotechnology Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Colorado

There are 2,990 people in the state and 154,670 people in the nation working in biotech jobs.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a biotech grad in the state is $79,730, compared to a typical salary of $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Colorado that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,426 Total Students

In their early career, Colorado State grads earn an average salary of $36,800. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
24,910 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,446. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Biotechnology Careers in CO

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 32% $70,770
Natural Sciences Managers 15% $127,080
Biological Scientists 12% $71,030

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to biotech.

Major Annual Graduates in CO
General Biology 1,387
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 426
Ecology & Systematics Biology 404
Biochemistry & Biophysics 304
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 236
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 221
Zoology 164
Microbiology Science & Immunology 147

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