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Biotechnology Schools in New Jersey

58 students earned Biotech degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Biotechnology is the 144th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 43
Master’s Degree 11
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of biotech majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 39.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.5%
  • White: 24.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.6%
  • Other Races: 3.4%
Biotechnology Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in New Jersey

1,910 people in the state and 154,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biotech.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in New Jersey

Biotech grads earn an average of $104,140 in the state and $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in New Jersey that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid. A typical student attending Rutgers New Brunswick will pay a net price of $20,623.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,056 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 26%. The student loan default rate is 6.90% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
10,198 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

54% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,642.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,452 Total Students

An average student at Saint Peter's College will pay a net price of $12,412. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,890 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,600 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,107.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,887 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, RVCC grads earn an average salary of $30,500. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Biotechnology Careers in NJ

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 12% $90,490
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $166,190
Biological Scientists 0% $81,880

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
General Biology 2,830
Biochemistry & Biophysics 395
Ecology & Systematics Biology 171
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 149
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 78
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 73
Pharmacology & Toxicology 56
Genetics 51

View all majors related to Biotechnology

View Nationwide Biotechnology Report

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