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Biotechnology Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 24 students earned their Biotech degrees in GA.

In terms of popularity, Biotechnology is the 227th most popular major in the state out of a total 302 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 12
Bachelor’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 45.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 29.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.8%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Biotechnology Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Georgia

There are 1,780 people in the state and 154,670 people in the nation working in biotech jobs.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Georgia

Biotech grads earn an average of $72,460 in the state and $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Georgia that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,900 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.29 years to graduate.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
2,776 Total Students

In their early career, Fort Valley State University grads earn an average salary of $22,800. The full-time teacher rate is 78%. Most students complete their degree in 4.89 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,458 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,438. 65% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,688. 63% of the teachers are full time. 91% of students get financical aid.

Biotechnology Careers in GA

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 20% $78,790
Natural Sciences Managers 12% $0
Biological Scientists 9% $71,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
General Biology 3,170
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 315
Biochemistry & Biophysics 288
Ecology & Systematics Biology 266
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 111
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 99
Zoology 80
Genetics 52

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