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Biotechnology Schools in Oregon

66 students earned Biotech degrees in Oregon in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Biotechnology is the 131st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 38
Bachelor’s Degree 19
Associate’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.2%
  • White: 40.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
  • Other Races: 18.2%
Biotechnology Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Oregon

There are 2,490 people in the state and 154,670 people in the nation working in biotech jobs.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Oregon

In this state, biotech grads earn an average of $96,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $97,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Oregon that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,046 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
30,986 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,700 a year. A typical student attending Oregon State will pay a net price of $19,969. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.90%.

Biotechnology Careers in OR

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 17% $85,900
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $104,160
Biological Scientists 5% $67,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in OR
General Biology 900
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 257
Biochemistry & Biophysics 158
Other Biological Sciences 120
Microbiology Science & Immunology 73
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 54
Zoology 47
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 22

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