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Biotechnology Schools in Utah

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

A Biotechnology major is the 123rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 62
Master’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 76.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
Biotechnology Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Utah

There are 2,020 people in the state and 154,670 people in the nation working in biotech jobs.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a biotech grad in the state is $99,810, compared to a typical salary of $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Utah that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,499 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
39,931 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.84 years. Graduates earn an average $34,500 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%.


University of Utah

Salt Lake City
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
33,023 Total Students

94% of the teachers are full time. The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Biotechnology Careers in UT

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 45% $97,480
Natural Sciences Managers 35% $86,880
Biological Scientists 24% $75,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
General Biology 587
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 329
Microbiology Science & Immunology 182
Ecology & Systematics Biology 158
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 152
Biochemistry & Biophysics 113
Zoology 63
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 41

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