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Biotechnology Schools in North Carolina

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

As a degree choice, Biotechnology is the 157th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 35
Master’s Degree 27
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 18
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 5
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 5
Bachelor’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of biotech majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 12.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 53.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.5%
  • Other Races: 13.6%
Biotechnology Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 6,020 people employed in jobs related to a biotech degree, compared to 154,670 nationwide.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, biotech grads earn an average of $83,380. Nationwide, they make an average of $97,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in North Carolina that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,479 Total Students

In their early career, NC State grads earn an average salary of $41,200. This public school has an average net price of $16,404. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,248 Total Students

71% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,142. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,779 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $22,700 after graduation. 19% of the teachers are full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,355 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $4,809.

#3

Gaston College

Dallas
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,362 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,160. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,000 a year.

#6

Pitt Community College

Winterville
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,185 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,390.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,551 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 84% of students get financical aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,482 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,300 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Brunswick Community College will pay a net price of $6,882. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,137 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,520 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,893. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,692 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,447.

Biotechnology Careers in NC

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 20% $140,600
Biological Science Professors 14% $65,550
Biological Scientists 10% $79,580

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
General Biology 3,519
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 273
Biochemistry & Biophysics 243
Ecology & Systematics Biology 160
Zoology 139
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 130
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 128
Genetics 93

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