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Doctor’s Degrees in Biotechnology

17 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in biotech. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 6% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 47.1% of biotech graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Biotech Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 students earned their doctor's degree in biotech. This makes it the 195th most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in biotech at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,469
Bachelor’s Degree 944
Basic Certificate 861
Associate’s Degree 198
Graduate Certificate 65
Undergraduate Certificate 37
Doctor’s Degree 17

Earnings of Biotech Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for biotech majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for biotech majors who have their doctor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in biotech. About 64.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 6
Women 11
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Biotech

The racial-ethnic distribution of biotech doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Biotech Doctor's Degree Students

There are 9 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in biotech. Learn more about the most popular 9 below:

#1

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, Alabama
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women

The most popular school in the United States for biotech students seekinga doctor's degree is University of Alabama in Huntsville. Roughly 9,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,632 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in biotech from UAH.

#2

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for biotech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Iowa State University. Each year, around 33,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,042 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,758 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in biotech from Iowa State.

#2

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for biotech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Harvard University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $47,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,008 per year.

The biotech program at Harvard University awarded 3 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#2

Clarkson University

Potsdam, New York
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Clarkson University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in biotech. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $49,858 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,312 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 doctor's degrees were handed out to biotech majors at Clarkson.

#5

Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Tufts University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in biotech. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,724 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to biotech majors at Tufts.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for biotech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,826 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,160 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to biotech majors at New Mexico Tech.

#5

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for biotech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Brown University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,112 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $57,112 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to biotech majors at Brown.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to biotech that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Biology 1,608
Biochemistry & Biophysics 1,064
Ecology & Systematics Biology 801
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 778
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 756

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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