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Ecology & Systematics Biology Schools in Florida

530 students earned Ecology degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

An Ecology & Systematics Biology major is the 103rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Ecology & Systematics Biology Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 302
Master’s Degree 186
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 42
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 42
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 42

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a ecology major is more popular with women than with men.

Ecology & Systematics Biology Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of ecology majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.8%
  • White: 65.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.5%
  • Other Races: 10.8%
Ecology & Systematics Biology Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Ecology & Systematics Biology Grads in Florida

17,870 people in the state and 506,240 in the nation are employed in jobs related to ecology.

Ecology & Systematics Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Ecology & Systematics Biology Jobs in Florida

In this state, ecology grads earn an average of $80,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,150.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Florida that offer ecology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Miami

Coral Gables
193 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,811 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
9,628 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. 96% of students get financical aid.

#3

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,576 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $42,300 after graduation.

#4

University of Florida

Gainesville
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

In their early career, UF grads earn an average salary of $42,600. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,057.

#4

Eckerd College

Saint Petersburg
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
2,007 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.09 years. In their early career, Eckerd grads earn an average salary of $30,800. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
12,557 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $8,125.

#7

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
4,164 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.00% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at FIU. The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,305 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,022 Total Students

The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Florida Tech grads earn an average salary of $38,000. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years.

Ecology & Systematics Biology Careers in FL

Some of the careers ecology majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 33% $61,080
Medical Scientists 28% $77,420
Epidemiologists 25% $34,280
Biological Science Professors 21% $82,030
Life Scientists 20% $86,210
Natural Sciences Managers 19% $0
Biological Scientists 13% $75,010
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 10% $43,880

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
General Biology 5,663
Biotechnology 800
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 741
Other Biological Sciences 574
Microbiology Science & Immunology 395
Biochemistry & Biophysics 233
Zoology 91
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 83

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