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Biotechnology Schools in Tennessee

4 students earned Biotech degrees in Tennessee in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Biotechnology is the 237th most popular major out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 50.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Biotechnology Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Tennessee

There are 1,760 people in the state and 154,670 people in the nation working in biotech jobs.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a biotech grad in the state is $89,030, compared to a typical salary of $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,347 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 41% of the teachers are full time.

Biotechnology Careers in TN

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 17% $70,090
Natural Sciences Managers 12% $107,600
Biological Scientists 9% $65,690

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
General Biology 1,493
Biochemistry & Biophysics 226
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 177
Other Biological Sciences 177
Ecology & Systematics Biology 57
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 38
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 37
Pharmacology & Toxicology 31

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