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Associate’s Degrees in Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences

45 Yearly Graduations
$33,000 Median Salary
69% Women
There are 2 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer an associate's degree in cell biology. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 62% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Cell Biology Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 students earned their associate's degree in cell biology. This earns it the #213 spot on the list of the most popular associate's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in cell biology at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,135
Doctor’s Degree 778
Master’s Degree 699
Associate’s Degree 45
Graduate Certificate 11
Basic Certificate 3

Earnings of Cell Biology Majors With Associate’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding an associate's degree in cell biology is $33,000. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $33,000 to a high of $33,000.

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Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in cell biology. About 68.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 14
Women 31
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Cell Biology

The racial-ethnic distribution of cell biology associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Cell Biology Associate's Degree Students

There are 2 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in cell biology. Learn more about the most popular 2 below:

#1

National University

La Jolla, California
39 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for cell biology students seekingan associate's degree is National University. Roughly 16,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,320 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,480 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 associate's degrees were handed out to cell biology majors at National University. Of these students, 72% were women and 72% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

College of Western Idaho

Nampa, Idaho
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

College of Western Idaho comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in cell biology. Roughly 10,500 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 associate's degrees were handed out to cell biology majors at CWI.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to cell biology that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Biology 6,832
Biotechnology 198
Other Biological Sciences 93
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 81
Ecology & Systematics Biology 48

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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