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Biotechnology Schools in South Carolina

In 2018-2019, 11 students earned their Biotech degrees in SC.

A Biotechnology major is the 190th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 8
Bachelor’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 90.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 0.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Biotechnology Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in South Carolina

1,260 people in the state and 154,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biotech.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in South Carolina

In this state, biotech grads earn an average of $78,370. Nationwide, they make an average of $97,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Claflin University

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
16% Graduation Rate
2,172 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 58%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,396.

Biotechnology Careers in SC

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 17% $65,640
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $81,730
Biological Scientists 10% $77,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
General Biology 1,743
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 404
Ecology & Systematics Biology 260
Biochemistry & Biophysics 180
Microbiology Science & Immunology 68
Genetics 58
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 21
Zoology 16

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