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Biotechnology Schools in Nevada

In 2018-2019, 23 students earned their Biotech degrees in NV.

In terms of popularity, Biotechnology is the 114th most popular major in the state out of a total 201 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 20
Bachelor’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.1%
  • White: 60.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Biotechnology Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 680 people employed in jobs related to a biotech degree, compared to 154,670 nationwide.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Nevada

In this state, biotech grads earn an average of $73,490. Nationwide, they make an average of $97,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,700 after graduation. 89% of students get financical aid. The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Biotechnology Careers in NV

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 25% $69,590
Biological Scientists 24% $74,080
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $102,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
General Biology 552
Biochemistry & Biophysics 76
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 75
Microbiology Science & Immunology 57
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 5
Other Biological Sciences 5
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 4
Pharmacology & Toxicology 4

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