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Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Schools in Illinois

438 students earned Cell Biology degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences is the 91st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Majors in Illinois

Cell Biology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 384
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 48
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 48
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 48
Master’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a cell biology major is more popular with women than with men.

Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of cell biology majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 28.1%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.7%
  • White: 45.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.2%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 10,340 people employed in jobs related to a cell biology degree, compared to 330,580 nationwide.

Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Jobs in Illinois

Cell Biology grads earn an average of $84,810 in the state and $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Illinois that offer cell biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

362 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
49,702 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 75%. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. In their early career, UIUC grads earn an average salary of $47,100.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,127 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 83%. It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $58,900 after graduation.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,635 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,600 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,002 Total Students

In their early career, UChicago grads earn an average salary of $54,300. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 61% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,882 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,706. The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Rush University

Chicago
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,708 Total Students

The 0.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $63,500 a year. 74% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,600 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,301. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,007 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 51%. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $68,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 66% of the teachers are full time. The 0.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Careers in IL

Some of the careers cell biology majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 5% $72,880
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $113,180
Biological Scientists 4% $83,370
Microbiologists 2% $54,630
Biochemists and Biophysicists 1% $99,690
Medical Scientists 1% $75,990
Epidemiologists 0% $81,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
General Biology 3,067
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 410
Biochemistry & Biophysics 324
Other Biological Sciences 254
Ecology & Systematics Biology 127
Biotechnology 127
Zoology 98
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 77

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