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Biotechnology Schools in New York

247 Biotech students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Biotechnology is the 168th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 103
Master’s Degree 73
Associate’s Degree 37
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 29
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 29
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.3%
  • White: 40.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.1%
  • Other Races: 11.7%
Biotechnology Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in New York

There are 6,640 people in the state and 154,670 people in the nation working in biotech jobs.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a biotech grad in the state is $102,800, compared to a typical salary of $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in New York that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

SUNY Broome

Binghamton
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,507 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $24,500 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,077 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $22,637. In their early career, Columbia grads earn an average salary of $66,500. The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it. The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,463 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. In their early career, RIT grads earn an average salary of $46,500.

#5

SUNY Cobleskill

Cobleskill
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
2,278 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,373. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. 94% of students get financical aid.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,503 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,220 Total Students

A typical student attending ESF will pay a net price of $19,341. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,803 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $34,472. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,506 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $6,526. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,529 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Biotechnology Careers in NY

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 23% $86,790
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $124,560
Biological Scientists 12% $88,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
General Biology 6,721
Biochemistry & Biophysics 834
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 769
Ecology & Systematics Biology 568
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 403
Other Biological Sciences 369
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 284
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 235

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