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Biotechnology Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 27 students earned their Biotech degrees in WI.

As a degree choice, Biotechnology is the 205th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 21
Bachelor’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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

Biotechnology Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 14.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 55.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.2%
  • Other Races: 7.4%
Biotechnology Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 2,140 people employed in jobs related to a biotech degree, compared to 154,670 nationwide.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a biotech grad in the state is $81,620, compared to a typical salary of $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 82%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,135 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,645. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at UW - River Falls.

Biotechnology Careers in WI

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 18% $98,510
Biological Scientists 14% $70,540
Biological Science Professors 11% $69,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
General Biology 2,040
Biochemistry & Biophysics 385
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 260
Microbiology Science & Immunology 157
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 131
Genetics 119
Zoology 108
Ecology & Systematics Biology 76

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