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Biotechnology Schools in Maryland

523 students earned Biotech degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Biotechnology is the 43rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 505
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.3%
  • Black or African American: 16.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.3%
  • White: 42.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.4%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Biotechnology Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Maryland

8,230 people in the state and 154,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biotech.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Maryland

Biotech grads earn an average of $103,790 in the state and $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Maryland that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

391 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
27,079 Total Students

97% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
8% Graduation Rate
58,281 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $13,672. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,602 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,706.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,362 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

#5

Cecil College

North East
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,377 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,100 a year.

#5

Stevenson University

Stevenson
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,579 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 32% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%.

Biotechnology Careers in MD

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 8% $80,800
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $137,500
Biological Scientists 2% $97,850

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
General Biology 1,827
Biochemistry & Biophysics 402
Ecology & Systematics Biology 231
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 168
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 153
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 34
Other Biological Sciences 30
Zoology 25

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